Place:


Mapperley  Derbyshire

 

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

MAPPERLEY, a township in Kirk-Hallam parish, Derbyshire; on the Nutbrook canal, 2 miles NW of Ilkeston r. station, and 7 NE by N of Derby. It has a post office under Derby. Acres, 972. Real property, £1,556. Pop. in 1851,359; in 1861,435. Houses, 90. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of coal mines and iron-works in the adjacent parishes of Denby and West Hallam. There are a chapel of ease, a Wesleyan chapel, a slightly endowed Sunday school, and an infant school.

Mapperley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5898

Date accessed: 25th May 2020


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