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Calow, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.73
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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CALOW is a small village and township, in the Chesterfield division of the county, parish, union, petty sessional division and county court district of Chesterfield, 2 miles east from Chesterfield, on the Bolsover road. The chapel of St. Peter, erected in 1869, is a building of stone in the Early Gothic style, consisting of an apsidal chancel, nave and a tower on the south-west with spire erected in 1887 by Mrs. Walker and containing 3 bells, the lower stage of the tower forms a porch : there are 200 sittings. The Rev. Hezekiah Astley Kemp Hawkins has been curate in charge since 1888 and resides at Devonshire Street, Chesterfield. There are Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels. The charities are £2 11s. yearly. Coals and ironstone are found here. Earl Manvers is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is strong clay ; subsoil, clay. Two-thirds of the land is pasture ; wheat and oats are grown here. The area is 1,339 acres ; rateable value, £2,281 ; the polulation in 1881 was 563.

WALL LETTER BOX cleared at 6.20 p.m. Letters through Chesterfield, the nearest money order & telegaph offfice, arrive at 7.30 a.m.

National School (mixed and infants ; average attendance, 77 children & 35 infants ; Miss Elizabeth Mercer ; mistress ; Miss Mary A Surguy & Miss Maria England, assistant mistresses

Clark Alison
Coulston John, Spring house
Oliver John, The Lawn
Ward John, Rose cottage


Adlington Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer
Arnold John, shopkeeper
Ball Manton, farmer
Beresford Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Brunt William, farmer, Mile hill
Charlton Arthr. & Jn. farmers, Calow ho
Coe Henry, farmer, Calow green
Cox Reuben, White Hart P.H
Crossland Thos. farmer, Laurel cot
Cutts William, farmer, Calow green
Greaves Arthur, farmer
Hamson Joseph, farmer
Heath Walter, shoe maker
Hopkinson John, farmer
Lamb John, farmer
Middleton Wm. farmer, Somerset ho
Naylor Edwin, farmer, Lodge farm
Parker Joseph, farmer, Manor ho
Renshaw John, commercial traveller
Sharp Thomas farmer, Mill house
Sims Henry, farmer, Wood nook
Smith Alfred, blacksmith & farmer
Smith George, farmer, Dryhurst
Turner George, farmer, Nether house
Upton Robert, farmer
Wardley William, farmer
Wharton Edward, farmer
White William, farmer
Wilcockson John, farmer & mechanical engineer
Wilson James, wheelwright
Wray William, farmer, Rose hill

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