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Hasland (with Grassmoor), Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.222-3
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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HASLAND is a scattered village, township and parish, formed in 1851, 1½ miles south-east from Chesterfield, in the Chesterfield division of the county, petty sessional division, union and county court district of Chesterfield, Scarsdale hundred, rural deanery of Chesterfield, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. The church of St. Paul, erected in 1851, is a building of stone in the Decorated style consisting of chancel, nave of four bays, north aisle, south porch and a western turret containing 2 bells: there are two memorial windows to the Ven. Archdeacon and Mrs. Hill, inserted by the parishioners in 1867 ; and a memorial brass to the Ven. Archdeacon Hill, placed by his daughter Mrs. Oliver : the church affords 388 sittings. The register dates from the year 1851. The living is a rectory, average tithe rent-charge £198, net yearly value £270, with residence, in the gift of the vicar of Chesterfield, and held since 1868 by the Rev. William Barnes, of St. Bees, who is also incumbent of Temple Normanton. Here is a Primitive Methodist chapel. A cemetery consisting of 2 acres, with keeper's residence, was opened in 1883, and is under the superintendence of the Chesterfield Rural Sanitary Authority, the rector of Hasland being chaplain. Coals and ironstone are found in abundance in this district; bricks and tiles are made. Hasland Hall is the residence of Bernard Lucas esq. J.P. The Duke of Devonshire K.G. is lord of the manor, Bernard Lucas and Alfred Barnes esqrs. are the chief landowners. The soil is strong clay; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat and oats. The area of the township is 2,094 acres; rateable value, £25,429 ; the population of the township was, in 1881, 5,078; and of the parish was 3,512.

POST, M. O. & T. O., S. B. & Annuity & Insurance Office. -Frederick Cooper, sub-postmaster. Letters arrive from Chesterfield at 6.10 a.m. ; dispatched at 7 p.m

POST M. O. O., S. B. & Annuity & Insurance Office, Grassmoor.-William John Westbrook, sub-postmaster. Letters arrive from Chesterfield at 6.20 a.m. & are dispatched at 6.10 p.m. Hasland is the nearest telegraph office

POST OFFICE.-Corbrigg Reuben White, receiver. Letters from Chesterfield arrive at 6.30 a.m. ; dispatched at 6.50 p.m. Hasland is the nearest telegraph & money order office

POST OFFICE, Birdholme.-Mrs. Mary Ann Wale, receiver. Letters arrive from Chesterfield at 6.12 a.m. ; dispatched at 6.55 p.m. Chesterfield is the nearest money order & telegraph office

POST OFFICE, Spital.-Thomas W. Adams, receiver. Letters arrive from Chesterfield at 8 a.m. 2.45 & 8.45 p.m. & are dispatched same time. Chesterfield is the nearest money order & telegraph office

WALL LETTER Box at Grassmoor cleared at 6 p.m
WALL LETTER Box, Hasland Green, cleared at 6 p.m

A School Board, consisting of five members, was formed 17 April, 1883 ; W. T. Jones, Chesterfield, clerk to the board; S. Sanders, attendance officer

Board School, Derby lane, acquired by the Board in 1883 & enlarged in 1884, for 182 children; average attendance, 150; George Henry Bamfield, master
National (Church of England), erected in 1864, for 210 boys, 100 girls & 120 infants; average attendance, 110 boys, 97 girls & 14 infants; John Howell, mastcr; Miss H. E. Hollingworth, infants' mistress
National (mixed), Grassmoor, erected for 200 children & 190 infants; average attendance, 180 children & 180 infants; Edward James Bigland, master; Miss Elizabeth Bickmore, mistress

Bannerman Miss, Haslehurst
Barnes Rev. William, Rectory
Brewis George, Boythorpe house
Bright Joseph, Bank close
Claughton Miss, Hasland house
Eyre Misses, Fenmore house
Fisher Thomas
Hole Mrs. Herne house
Leech George, Bershill lodge
Lucas Bernard J.P. Hasland hall
Meakin Mrs. Hasland
Middleton John, Bath house
Waller William, The Cottage
Wood Thomas P. Brambling house

Allen Obadiah, shopkeeper
Ball William, Shoulder of Mutton P.H
Beecroft Wm. shopkpr. baker & beer ret
Binks Wm. farmer, Birdholme house
Boythorpe Colliery Co. Limited, colliery proprietors
Brailsford John (exors. of), farmer
Broomhead Henry, shopkpr. & beer ret
Brown Jsph. shopkpr.& shoe ma. Derby rd
Brown John, farm bailiff to J. Caudwell esq. Boythorpe Stud farm
Brown David, wheelwright
Cawthorne Edward, farmer
Cemetery (Henry Hicklin, keeper)
Clark Jsph. shopkeeper & insurance agt
Clough Chas. grocr. & beer ret. Derby rd
Cowley John, shopkeeper, Grasshill
Denman James, tailor, Derby road
Ellery Stephen, station master, Locomotive sheds
Else Jsph. butchr. Birdholme, Derby rd
Evans John, blacksmith
Farnsworth Frederic, Sportsman P.H
Feary Thomas, shoe maker & draper
Gelsthorpe William, higgler & farmer
Gittos Thos. grocer & beer ret. Derby rd
Grassmoor & District Co-operative Society Lim. (Henry Clarke, mangr.)
Handby William, joiner
Hall William, farmer
Heath Edward, builder
Hill James, grocer & butcher
Hoades Isaac, shopkr.& beer ret. Winswick
Hodgkinson Reuben, brick ma. Derby rd
Hollingworth Charles, farmer
Hollingworth Richard, farmer
Hoole James, builder
Hutchinson Mary (Mrs.), cowkeeper
Lowe Francis, farmer
Lowe Frank, pork butcher
Manlove Thos. shopkeeper, Grasshill
Marsh Charles, Furnace inn, Derby rd
Marsh Hannah (Mrs.), Boot & Shoe P.H
Metcalf Joseph, farmer, Manor farm
Moses Robert., farm bailiff to Alfred Barnes esq. Grasshill
Nash Sarah Ann (Mrs.), shopkpr. Derby rd
Norman Jas.shopkpr. grocer & beer retlr
Penistone Ralph, farmer, Hady farm
SIinn William, farmer
Stevenson Jas. Hall insur. agnt. Derby rd
Taylor James, Boythorpe farm
Unwin Joseph, farmer
Wagstaff Sallumey (Mrs.), beer & wine retailer
Wale Mary Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Post office, Derby road
Waring Archibald, tobacconist
White Charles, farmer, The Avenue
Willan Thomas, grocer
Wingerworth Iron Company
Williamson Abner, shopkeeper, Derby rd
Wood Richard, New inn, Winswick


Austin George, cowkeeper
Bell George, shopkeeper
Brailsford James, shopkeeper
Brailsford William, grocer
Bridgett Edwin, shopkeeper
CIay Cross Industrial Society's Provision Stores (No.3 Branch) (Joseph Wheatley, manager)
Collins Elizabeth (Mrs.), dressmaker
Coupe Wm. butcher, grocer & beer rtlr
Dobson John, shopkeeper
Ellis Ann (Mra. ), draper
Fletcher Abraham, shopkpr. & beer ret
Fletcher Henry, beer retailer
Fletcher Reuben, shoe maker & farmer
Fretwell Eusebius, blacksmith & farmer
Grassmoor Co. Limited (George Leach, sec. ), Colliery proprietors
Grassmoor Works Cricket & Football Club (Robert Cawthorn, sec)
Hartshorn William, shopkeeper
Hill Andrew, shopkeeper
Hill John James, Devonshire Arms P.H.
Hill Rebecca (Mrs.), millnr. & dress ma
Hill Rebecca (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Hopkinson William, shoe maker
Johnson George, shopkeeper
Jowett Susannah (Mrs.), milliner & dress maker
Knowles William, cowkeeper
Lynam James, butcher
Metcalf John, farmer
Oxley John Arthur, draper
Platts John, farmer
Revill Charles, greengrocer
Robinson George; farmer
Simpson George, shopkeeper
Titmus William, shopkeeper
Wealdon Henry, clogger
White Jsph. & sons, grocrs. & ironmgrs
Wray James, cowkeeper
Yorkshire Penny Bank (branch); open every saturday from 6 to 7 p.m. (Eusebius Fretwell; actuary), New st

Drabble John. Elm Tree villa
Hindle Hubert, Stanley house
Jenkinson John B. Lyndhurst
Jones William Tom, Spital lodge
Macdonald James A., Roseneath villa
Mason Charles Leonard, Spital house
Mason Oscar Edwin, Spital house
Miller William, Lyndhurst
Naylor Samuel
Stafford Obediah, Eden lodge
Adams Thomas W. grocer, Post office
Mason George & Son, tobacco manufacturers, Spital mills
Wharton William Henry, engineer, iron & brass founder, Spital works

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