HOLMESFIELD, a chapelry, in the parish of Dronfield, union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (W.) from Dronfield; containing 515 inhabitants. It comprises 4352a. 22p. of which 178 acres are wood, and nearly 2000 uncultivated land. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £97; patrons and impropriators, certain Trustees: the glebe comprises 56 acres. The chapel, rebuilt in 1826, at a cost of £550, contains 300 sittings, of which 60 are free. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a school is endowed with £18 per annum.