Pilsley  Derbyshire


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

PILSLEY, a township in North Wingfield parish, Derby; 5¾ miles S E by E of Chesterfield. Real property, £2, 175. Pop. in 1851, 403; in 1861, 628. Houses, 117. Many of the inhabitants are employed in coal mining and iron-manufacture.

Pilsley through time

Pilsley 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 Pilsley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pilsley in North East Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th August 2022

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