Mosborough  Derbyshire


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

MOSBOROUGH, a village and a township in Eckington parish, Derby. The village stands on high ground, near the river Rother, and the North Midland railway, 7 miles NNE of Chesterfield; occupies the site of a Roman settlement; commands extensive views; and has a post office under Chesterfield. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £5,824; of which £1,505 are in mines. Pop., 1,044. Sickles and wood hoop measures are made. There are chapels for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists, and an endowed school with £28 a year.

Additional information about this locality is available for Eckington

Mosborough through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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