Mapperley

MAPPERLEY, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Hallam, union of Belper, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 7¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Derby; containing 358 inhabitants. It comprises 968a. 3r. 29p. of land, mostly a strong cold clay: the Nutbrook canal crosses the eastern side of the township. The ancient Manor-house, a half-timbered building with gables, is now in three tenements. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £84, and the vicarial for £130. The Methodists have a small place of worship, built in 1830.

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

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