MOSBOROUGH, a village and a township in Eckington parish, Derby. The village stands on high ground, near the river Rother, and the North Midland railway, 7 miles NNE of Chesterfield; occupies the site of a Roman settlement; commands extensive views; and has a post office under Chesterfield. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £5,824; of which £1,505 are in mines. Pop., 1,044. Sickles and wood hoop measures are made. There are chapels for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists, and an endowed school with £28 a year.
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
|Feature Description:||"a village and a township" (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")|
|Administrative units:||Eckington AP/CP Derbyshire AncC|
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