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Shipley, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.298
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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SHIPLEY is a township, in the civil parish of Heanor and ecclesiastical parish of Cotmanhay, with a station on the Erewash section of the Midland railway and another near ShipIey colliery, on the Great Northern branch of the Ilkeston and Heanor line now in course of construction, 127 miles from London by rail and 134 by road, 1½ south from Heanor and 2½ north from llkeston, in the Ilkeston division of the county, Morleston and Litchurch hundred, Smalley petty sessional division, Basford union, Belper and Ilkeston county court district. The river Erewash, which flows on the eastern side of the township, forms part of the boundary of the county. A. E. M. Mundy esq. D.L. J.P. is sole owner and lord of the manor. His seat, Shipley Hall, is a mansion of stone, situated on an eminence and surrounded by an extensive park containing three lakes. The district abounds in coal of good quality, the collieries being worked by the proprietor, and in direct communication with the Great Northern, Midland and London and North Western railways and the Nutbrook canal, which commences here. The land is principally pasture. The acreage is 2,010 ; rateable value, £8,366 ; the population in 1881 was 724.

POST OFFICE.-Mrs. Eliza Simms, receiver. Letters through Derby arrive at 7 a.m. ; dispatched at 7.10 p.m. week days only. The nearest money order office is at Marlpool & the telegraph office at the Midland railway station

Shipley & Cotmanhay National School, established in 1842 by the late lord of the manor & rebuilt in 1859, for 205 boys, 193 girls & 160 infants ; average attendance, 180 boys, 140 girls & 130 infants ; William Waller Dodson, master ; Miss Mary Louisa Blacklock, mistress ; Miss Lydia Wheatley, infants' mistress

Shipley Gate (Midland), George Watkinson, station master Shipley (G.N.), station master

Marshall Charles Stephen
Mundy Alfred Edward
Pollard Henry
Smith Charles Sebastian


Adams George, farmer
Beardsley George, farmer, Lodge farm
Fletcher Alfred, farmer, Abbotsford
Fletcher Joseph, farmer
Glazebrook Wm. farmer, Lane End frm
Hunt Samuel Fox, farmer, Owlsgrave
Moore Thomas, assistant colliery mangr
Morley William, farmer, Chapel hill
Morris William R. gamekeeper to A. E. M. Mundy esq. D.L., J.P
Noon Mary (Mrs.), Boat inn, & farmer
Outram John, farmer, Purdy house
Rooth John S. coal grinder, Shipley mls
Sawyer Henry, shopkeeper
Shipley Collieries (A. E. M. Mundy esq. proprietor ; C. S. Smith, agent; R. Robinson, managr. & H. Pollard, cashr)
Smith Charles Sebastian, estate agent gamekeeper to A. E. M. Mundy esq
Walker Philip, farmer
Woolley George, farmer, Flat meadow

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