Brinsley  Nottinghamshire


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

BRINSLEY, or Brunsley, a hamlet and a chapelry in Greasley parish, Notts. The hamlet lies on the river Erewash, the Nottingham canal, and the Midland railway, near High-Park, 7 miles SE by S of Alfreton; and has a post office, of the name of Brinsley, under Alfreton. Pop., 1,139; chiefly stocking makers and colliers. The chapelry till very recently was annexed to the vicarage of Greasley, but is now a separate benefice. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £133. Patron, the Duke of Newcastle. The church was built in 1862. There are two Wesleyan chapels.

Brinsley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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