Holmesfield  Derbyshire


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

HOLMESFIELD, a township-chapelry in Dronfield parish, Derby; 2 miles W of Dronfield, and 6¼ NW of Chesterfield r. station. It has a post office under Chesterfield. Real property, £2, 985. Pop., 529. Houses, 107. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £97. * Patron,Cawton, Esq. The church was built, on the site of a previous church, in 1826. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, a free school, and charities £50.

Holmesfield through time

Holmesfield 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 Holmesfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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