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Horsley Woodhouse, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.233-234
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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HORSLEY WOODHOUSE is a township and village, and in 1878 was formed into a parish from the parish of Horsley ; it is 7 miles north-east from Derby, 3½ north-east from Duffield, 4 south-east from Belper, and 1½ south-east from Kilburne station on the Derby and Ripley branch of the Midland railway, in the Ilkeston division of the county, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, Smalley petty sessional division, Belper union, Belper and Ilkeston county court district, rural deanery of Duffield, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. The church of St. Susanna, consecrated by the Bishop of Lichfield, May 30, 1882, and built at a cost of nearly £2,000, is an edifice of local stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch and a western turret containing one bell: the stained east window was given by R. S. W. Sitwell esq. J.P. of Stainsby House, in memory of some members of his family; another stained window and a brass lectern were given by General T. E. Hughes at the consecration: there are 240 sittings, all free. The living is a vicarage, gross yearly value £216, with residence in the gift of Robert Sacheverell Sitwell esq. of Morley Hall, and held since 1879 by the Rev. Arthur Garmondsway Waldy M.A. of Merton College, Oxford. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels here. Robert Sacheverell Wilmot Sitwell esq. J.P. who resides at Stainsby House, is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The acreage is 622 ; rateable value, £2,842; the population in 1881 was 906.

Parish Clerk. William Bacon.

POST OFFICE.-George Henry Parker, receiver. Letters arrive from Derby at 7 a.m. ; dispatched at 6.40 p.m.

The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Smalley

National School (girls & infants), erected in 1869, for 130 children ; average attendance, 95; Mrs. Rosanna Walters, mistress
The boys of this place attend the school at Smalley.

Cadman Mrs
Sitwell Robert Sacheverell Wilmot J.P. Stainsby house
Waldy Rev. Arthur Garmondsway M.A. Vicarage

Aldred Philip, farmer
Allen Thomas, New inn
Bacon Arthur, shopkeeper
Bardell Joseph, boot maker & collector of poors' rates
Booth Geo. nail manufacturer & farmer
Booth Henry, greengrocer
Booth Samuel, shopkeeper
Booth Thomas, farmer & shopkeeper
Booth Walter, butcher & farmer
Brown Elias, beer retailer
Calladine Samuel, saddler
Crooks J. & Son, nail makers
Crooks Arthur, butcher
Crooks Charles, farmer
Crooks John, nail maker
Eley James, registrar of births & deaths for Horsley sub-district, Belper union
Fisher Samuel, grocer
Hickling John, farmer
Jordan Henry, cabinet maker
Jordan Thomas, farmer & grocer
Mathias Alfred, tanner
Mawrey James, farmer
Middleton Elizh. (Mrs.), beer retailer
Muir John, saddler
Ottewell Thomas, small ware dealer
Parker George Henry, druggist & grocer, Post office
Roper Luke, farmer
Saxton John, nail maker
Skinner George, beer retailer
Turton Samuel, Sitwell Arms P.H
Weston Robert, shopkeeper
Wilton Henry, Jolly Colliers P.H
Woodhouse George, farmer

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