"BALLIDON, a chapelry in the parish of Bradborne, and hundred of Wirksworth, in the county of Derby, 5 miles to the W. of Wirksworth. Ashmore [Ed: sic. Probably intended to read 'Ashbourne'] is its post town. The living is a curacy attached to the vicarage of Bradborne, in the diocese of Lichfield. The chapelry is included in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of the Tutbury court for the recovery of small debts."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
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