In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newhall like this:
NEWHALL, a village and a chapelry in Stapenhill parish, Derby. The village stands near Swadlincote r.station, 1½ mile N W of the boundary with Leicester, and 3½ S E of Burton-upon-Trent; and has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop., 2, 246. ...
Houses, 450. There are collieries, an earthenware manufactory, and brick-fields. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £162.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern; was built at a cost of £7,000; is a brick edifice, in the pointed style; and has a pinnacled tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and an infant school; and the lastwas built in 1864.
Newhall is now part of South Derbyshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Derbyshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newhall itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newhall in South Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th April 2017
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