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Woodthorpe (Clay Cross), Derbyshire

Historical Description

Woodthorpe, a township in Clay Cross ecclesiastical parish, North Wingfield civil parish, Derbyshire, 6 miles ENE of Chesterfield, near Clay Cross station on the M.R. Post town, Chesterfield; money order and telegraph office, Clay Cross. Acreage, 1059; population, 876.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishNorth Wingfield 
HundredScarsdale 
Poor Law unionChesterfield 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, 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 Woodthorpe (Clay Cross) from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Woodthorpe (Clay Cross) 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: