BLACKWELL by ALFRETON, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 193
1851 H.O. 107 / 2123
1891 R.G. 12 / 2650
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"A parish and pleasant village, 3½ miles N.E. from Alfreton, and in 1851 had 467 inhabitants. The Church, dedicated to St. Werburgh, is a handsome stone edifice. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. Thomas Leeson Cursham, D.C.L., incumbent."
[Ex. Harrison, Harrop & Co.'s Directory & Gazetteer of Derbyshire, 1860]

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Directories

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Military History

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Military Records

There are 4 Commonwealth War Grave from World War I in St. Werburgh's churchyard:

  1. W. DICKENS, priv., 4th Btn. Sherwood Foresters, died 1 Nov. 1917.
  2. Frederic Stanley PEARCE, albe seaman, H.M.S. Vivid, RN Vol. Rsrv., died 1 Aug. 1918. Son of George and Elizabeth PEARCE.
  3. Cornelius PITT, lance corp., 11th Btn. Sherwood Foresters, age 27, died 3 May 1917. Husband of Mary Jane PITT.
  4. W. A. C. SALMOND, lieut.-Commander, H.M.S. Whirlwind, Royal Navy, age 30, died 20 Mar, 1921. Son of Walter and Mary A. SALMOND of Newton Old Hall, Alfreton.

And two for World War II:

  1. Jack SLACK, sapper, 59 field co. Royal Engineers, died 1 Fev. 1943.
  2. F. W. SMITH, sergeant, RAF, age 21, died 28 Nov. 1943. Son of Thomas and Ethel SMITH, of Newton.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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