West Hallam  Derbyshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described West Hallam like this:

HALLAM (WEST), a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the Nutbrook canal, 2 miles W by S of Ilkeston r. station, and 7 NE by E of Derby. It has a post office under Derby. Acres, 1, 323. Real property, £, 278; of which £3, 100 are in mines. Pop., 559. Houses, 109. The manor belongs to Lieut. ...

Col. Newdigate. Coal is largely worked. There is a sulphureous spring, of local medicinal note. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £250. Patron, Lieut. Col. Newdigate. The church consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with porch and embattled tower; and contains an ancient marble monument to the Pow trells. A grammar school, founded in 1664, has an endowed income of £170; and other charities have £39.

West Hallam through time

West Hallam is now part of Erewash district. Click here for graphs and data of how Erewash has changed over two centuries. For statistics about West Hallam itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of West Hallam, in Erewash and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd July 2022

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