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Shirebrook, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.298-9
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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SHIREBROOK is a parish, formed 4 May, 1849, from the civil parish of Pleasley, with a station on the Mansfield and Worksop line of the Midland railway, 6 miles north-west from Mansfield, 11 south-east from Chesterfield, on the borders of Nottinghamshire, in the Chesterfield division of the county, Chesterfield petty sessional division, Mansfield union, Mansfield county court district, rural deanery of Alfreton, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. Holy Trinity church, erected in 1843, at a cost of £1,000, is a plain building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave and a western turret consisting one small bell : there are brasses to Mr. and Mrs. Eadson and to the Rev. John Cargill, 26 years, vicar of Shirebrook, both erected by Miss Eadson, of Mansfield : the church affords 200 sittings. The register dates from the year 1849. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £210, with residence, in the gift of J. Paget esq. D.L. J.P, and held since 1881 by the Rev. Frederick Lloyd Ware M.A. of Caius College, Cambridge. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel here. Boler's charity of 21s. yearly is distributed in money. Joseph Paget esq. D,L., J.P. of Stuffynwood Hall, is the principal landowner. The area is 1,441 acres ; rateable value, £2,466 ; the population in 1881 was 409.
Parish Clerk, William Wragg.

POST OFFICE.-George Dean, receiver. Letters through Mansfield, arrive at 8.20 a.m. ; dispatched at 5 p.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Mansfield Woodhouse
National School (mixed), for 140 children; average attendance, 90 ; Henry Day, master
Railway Station, Harry Woods, station master

Paget Joseph D.L., J.P. Stuffynwood hall
Ware Rev. Fredk. Lloyd M.A. Vicarage
Bullivante Mrs

Booth Henry, farmer
Coope William, wheelwright
Cox Joseph, farmer & miller (wind)
Farnsworth Mary (Mrs.), farmer
Flint William, butcher
Green Edward, The Gate P.H
Nicholson Joseph, farmer
Nicholson Joseph, jun. farmer
Reddish Herbert, farmer
Rogers Harvey, tailor
Rogers Henry, grocer
Smith Amos, beer retailer
Spafond Maria (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Strutt George, farmer
Wilson William, farmer
Wright Joseph, farmer

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