CODNOR & LOSCOE, Derbyshire
- Thorpe, Fred S. - The Heritage of Codnor and Loscoe. self published, 1991, 253 pages.
- The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint James.
- The church was erected in 1844 on the crown of a hill midway between the two villages.
- The church chancel was entirely rebuilt in 1890.
- The church seats 517.
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1844.
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- The church was in the rural deanery of Alfreton.
- The Wesleyan Methodists built a chapel in Codnor in 1827.
- The Wesleyan Reformers built a chapel in Codnor in 1854.
- The Baptists built a chapel in Loscoe in 1848.
"CODNOR, a district parish in the parish of Heanor, hundred of Morleston, in the county of Derby, 5 miles E. of Belper railway station, and 9 from Derby, its post town." "LOSCOE, (or Loscow) a hamlet and township in the parish of Heanor, hundred of Morlaston, county Derby, 5 miles E. of Derby, and 6 S.E. of Alfreton. It is joined with Codnor. The village is considerable. There is a place of worship for Baptists."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- Ann Andrews provides a transcription of the Codnor and Loscoe entry from Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland (1891).
- The transcription of the section for Codnor from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
- The Butterley Company owned much of the land in the parish and a colliery here that employed many of the parish workers.
- This parish was in the ancient Morleston and Litchurch Hundred (or Wapentake).