In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Temple Normanton like this:
NORMANTON-TEMPLE, a township-chapelry in Chesterfield parish, Derby; near the Midland railway, 2¾ miles S E of Chesterfield r. station. Post-town, Chesterfield. Acres, 500. Real property, £794. Pop., 130. Houses, 27. The manor belongs to R. Arkwright, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £55. Patron, Mrs. Packman. The church was built in 1623, and is in bad condition. There is a slightly endowed school.
Temple Normanton is now part of North East Derbyshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North East Derbyshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Temple Normanton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Temple Normanton in North East Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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