Unstone, a township in Dronfield parish, Derbyshire, 4¼miles N by W of Chesterfield. It has a post office under Sheffield; money order and telegraph office, Dronfield; and a station on the M.R. The township includes Apperknowle, Hundow, and Sunmerley. Acreage, 2003; population, 1687. There is a parish council of five members. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and a Congregational mission room; and a Primitive Methodist chapel, erected in 1880, is at Apperknowle.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Chesterfield|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Unstone 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 Unstone 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: