• Bastardy cases would be heard in the Chesterfield petty session hearings.

  • GENUKI: Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire

    AULT HUCKNALL, Derbyshire

    Census

    Census
    Year
    Piece No.
    1861 R.G. 9 / 2524
    1891 R.G. 12 / 2649
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    Description and Travel

    "AULT-HUCKNALL, a parish in the hundred of Scarsdale, in the county of Derby, 6½ miles to the S.E. of Chesterfield, its post town, and 5½ N.W. of Mansfield. It is situated in a pleasant country, and contains the hamlets of Rowthorne, Stainsby, Hardwick, Harstoft, and Astwith. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield, of the value of £168, in the gift of the Duke of Devonshire, who is lord of the manor. The church contains a monument to Anne, first Countess of Devonshire, who died in 1598, and also one in memory of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who died herein 1679."

    [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
    Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

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    For a photograph of the War Memorial and the list of names on it, see the Derbyshire War Memorials site.

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