Bolsover  Derbyshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bolsover like this:

Bolsover.-- par., township, and town, E. Derbyshire, 6 miles E. of Chesterfield ry. sta.-- par., 6060 ac., pop. 2375; township, 5340 ac., pop. 2281; P.O., T.O. In the par. are quarries of magnesian limestone, from which the Houses of Parliament were built. Bolsover Castle is a seat of the Duke of Portland.

Bolsover through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2021

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