Sheldon  Derbyshire


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

SHELDON, a township-chapelry in Bakewell parish, Derby; 3 miles W of Bakewell r. station. Post town, Bakewell. Acres, 1,033. Real property, £1,079. Pop., 178. Houses, 40. The manor belongs to the Duke of Devonshire. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £90. Patron, the Vicar of Bakewell. The church was rebuilt in 1865. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £15.

Sheldon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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