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Derby Hills, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.182
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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DERBY HILLS, is a liberty, formerly extra-parochial, but now a parish, 9 miles south from Derby, 10 from Burton-upon-Trent and 2 south-south-east from Melbourne station on the Midland Railway, in the Southern division of the county, hundred of Repton and Gresley, Shardlow union, petty sessional division of Repton and Derby county court district ; it contains but three farmhouses and a few cottages. Earl Cowper is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is heavy, being partly arable and grazing. The acreage is 317 ; rateable value, £413 ; the population in 1881 was 45.

Letters through Derby arrive 6.30 a.m. Melbourne is the nearest money order & telegraph office ; the nearest post offices are at Ticknall and Melbourne, which are about the same distance from this parish

This place is included in Melbourne United School Board district ; the children attend the schools at Ticknall & Melbourne

Adcock George, farmer [letters through Ashby de la Zouch]
Collyer George Windle, farmer
Dexter, Thomas, farmer

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