Higham  Derbyshire


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

HIGHAM, a village in Shirland parish, Derby; on Icknield Street, 2½ miles NNW of Alfreton. It is an ancient place; was once a market town; has still a market cross in the centre of the market place; and has a post office under Alfreton, a Wesleyan chapel, and a cattle fair on the first Wednesday after 1 Jan. Pop., 378. Houses, 78.

Additional information about this locality is available for Shirland

Higham through time

Higham 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 Higham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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