In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Elmton like this:
ELMTON-WITH-CRESSWELL, a parish in the district of Worksop, and county of Derby; on the NE verge of the county, 5 miles E by S of Staveley r. station, and 8 ENE of Chesterfield. Post town, Clown, under Chesterfield. Acres, 2, 970. Real property, £4, 421. Pop., 469. Houses, 91. The property is divided among a few. Limestone is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £120. Patron, the Duke of Portland. The church is good. Buxton, the calculating day-labourer, was a native.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Elmton, in Bolsover and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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