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Mosborough

MOSBOROUGH, a township, in the parish of Eckington, union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 6 miles (S. E. by E.) from Sheffield; containing 1044 inhabitants. This place stands on an elevated site, on the road from Sheffield to Worksop, by Barlborough, and commands very extensive views. Good building-stone is quarried: the inhabitants are partly employed in collieries; and sickles are made here. The Midland railway has a station at Mosborough. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.