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Hazlewood, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.226-227
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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HAZLEWOOD (or HAZELWOOD) is a small township and parish, formed 1846 from the civil parish of Duffield, with a station on the Midland branch of the Derby and Wirksworth railway, in the parish of Duffield, 2 miles north-west from Duffield, 3 south-west from Belper, 6½ north-west from Derby and 133 from London, in the Mid division of the county, Appletree hundred, Belper union and petty sessional division, Belper and Ilkeston county court district, rural deanery of Duffield, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. The church of St. John the Evangelist is a stone building, erected in 1846, chiefly at the cost of the late Colonel R. H. Colvile, consisting of a chancel, nave, south porch and a western turret containing 2 bells, dated 1846: the chanceI is separated from the nave by a handsome screen: the roof is finely arched and ribbed: all the windows are stained, the east window being the gift of Miss Anne Amelia Colvile, formerly of Duffield Hall : the font was given by Mrs. Colvile : there is a handsome monument in the early English style, erected by W. W. Hull Esq. M.A. to his wife, who died in 1853, and a marble tablet, erected in 1879 to Colonel R. H. Colvile: there are 300 sittings, 150 being free. The register dates from the year 1846. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £196, including 2 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Southwell, and held since i885 by the. Rev. William Henry Turner B.A. of Jesus College Cambridge: the vicarage house, a residence in the Elizabethan style, was erected principally at the charges of the late Colonel R. H. Colvile. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Chevin House, the seat of Sir John Gay Newton Aileyne bart. J.P. and The Knowle, the residence of the Hon. Louis Hope, are beautifully situated. Lord Scarsdale, Percy Hull esq. and Herbert Strutt esq. are the chief landowners. The soil is clay and sand ; subsoil, rock. The land is chiefly in pasture. The area is 1,313 acres ; rateable value, £.2,630 ; the population in 1881 was 686 in the parish, and 413 in the township.

Sexton, Daniel W. Watson.

WALL LETTER BOX, near the church, cleared at 6.20 p.m. week days only. Letters through Derby received at 8 a.m.
Letters for Chevin House, Farnah green & Depth of Lumb through Belper, arrive at 7 a.m. The nearest money order & telegraph offices are at Belper & Duffield

National School (mixed), erected in 1846, for 100 children ; average attendance, 90 ; John Edwin Agar, master

Railway Station, Herbert Swift, station master

Alleyne Sir John Gay Newton bart. J.P. (member of Institute of Civil Engineers, member of Mechanical Engineers & vice-president of the Iron & Steel Institute), Chevin house
Brown Mrs. Hillside
Burbige-Hambly Charles Hambly, Holmside
Hanson Isaac, Depth of Lumb
Hope Hon. Louis, The Knowle
Murphy Octavius Brabazon, The Mount
Turner Rev. Wm. Hy. B.A. Vicarage
Wilkinson John


Beeson William, farm bailiff to Henry Woodiwiss esq
Blackwell John, farmer
Cooper David, joiner
Cooper Jonathan, farmer
Eley George, farmer
Hind William, farmer
Hitchcock William, farmer
Hudson Barbara (Mrs.), farmer
Jackson James, wheelwright
Knifton Curtis, farmer
Land Jeremy, farmer
Newton Thos. farmer, Wallstone farm
Payne Gregory, quarry master
Payne Samuel, Bell P.H. Farnah green
Redfern George Henry, farmer
Simpson John, farmer
Slater John, farmer
Slater Stephen, farmer,
Smedley John, farmer, Hazlewood hall
Smith John, blacksmith, Farnah green
Spendlove John, butcher & farmer
Spendlove William, farmer
Stone George, farm bailiff to C. H. Burbige-Hambly esq. Holmside
Street Nathan, stone mason, Farnah grn
Travis John, farmer
White William, cowkeeper, Lumb lane
Wilkinson John, grazier
Wilder Samuel Major, farmer
Yeomans Thos. farmr. Nether Lane frm

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