In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Somersal Herbert like this:
SOMERSALL-HERBERT, a parish in the district of Uttoxeter and county of Derby: 3 miles E N E of Ut toxeter r. station. Post town, Derby. Acres, 697. Real property, £1,230. Pop., 1 16. Houses, 20. The manor belongs to Lord Vernon. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £250.* Patron, Sir Sir W. Fitzherbert, Bart.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Somersal Herbert has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Derbyshire Dales. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Somersal Herbert and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Somersal Herbert in Derbyshire Dales | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd May 2013
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