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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Tibshelf St. John the Baptist|
|Poor Law union||Mansfield|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Tibshelf from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Tibshelf (St. John the Baptist))
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:
- 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: