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Tibshelf, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Tibshelf, a village and a parish in Derbyshire, with two stations on the M.R., 4 miles NE of Alfreton. Tiere is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Alfreton. Acreage, 2371; population, 2679. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The manor belongs to St Thomas' Hospital, London. There are two collieries, which employ a large number of hands. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £340 with residence. The church is Early English, with chancel, nave, N aisle, and embattled western tower with pinnacles. The nave and tower were rebuilt in 1887. There are Primitive and Free Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and a colliery club with a cricket ground attached. The extension of the M.S. & L.R. runs through this parish and has a station.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishTibshelf St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionMansfield 

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 Tibshelf 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 Tibshelf 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:

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE55
Post TownAlfreton