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Walton, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Walton, a township in Chesterfield parish, Derbyshire, 3 miles SW by W of Chesterfield station on the M.R. It has a post office under Chesterfield; money order and telegraph office, New Brampton. Acreage, 2424; population, 1444. The manor belongs to the Duke of Devonshire.

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 Walton 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 Walton 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 districtS40
Post TownChesterfield