South Normanton, Derbyshire
Normanton, South, a village and a parish in Derbyshire. The village stands 1¼ mile W of the boundary with Notts, and 1½ ENE of Alfreton railway station, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Alfreton. The parish comprises 1934 acres; population, 4192. There is a parish council consisting of ten members. The manor belonged formerly to the Revells, and belongs now to the Radford and Coke families. A market is held on Saturday, and there are coalpits. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £270. The church is of the 14th century, in the Perpendicular and Decorated styles, large and good, and, with the exception of the tower and N aisle, was entirely rebuilt in 1878; it contains a monument to the Revells. There are Wesleyan, Free, and Primitive Methodist chapels, and some charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||South Normanton St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Mansfield|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for South Normanton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Normanton, South (St. Mary))
- Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, 1899
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of South Normanton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: