Heath (All Saints)

HEATH (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 5¼ miles (S. E. by E.) from Chesterfield; containing 402 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Nottingham to Sheffield, and comprises 1607 acres. Coal-mines are wrought. The living is a vicarage, endowed with the rectorial tithes, valued in the king's books at £4. 18. 9., and in the gift of the Duke of Devonshire: the tithes have been commuted for £230, and the glebe comprises 5 acres, with a good house. The church has portions in the Norman style. There is an endowed school.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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