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Temple Normanton, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Temple Normanton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Chesterfield parish, Derbyshire, near the M.R., 2½ miles SE of Chesterfield railway station. There is also a station on the M.S. & L.R., about 1 mile from the village. The post office is under Chesterfield; money order and telegraph office, Heath. Acreage, 520; population, 210. The manor belongs to the Arkwright family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £55. The present church, Early English in style, was built in 1882 on the site of an old chapel. There is an endowed school.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishChesterfield 
Poor Law unionChesterfield 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Temple Normanton from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Online maps of Temple Normanton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online:

DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS42
Post TownChesterfield