"HEATH, a parish in the hundred of Scarsdale, county Derby, 5 miles S.E. of Chesterfield, its post town, and 3 N.E. of the Clay Cross station. The village, which is small, and wholly agricultural, is situated on the road from Chesterfield to Mansfield. There are several coal-pits. The land is exceedingly fertile. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £259 4s. The living is a vicarage* in the dioc, of Lichfield, value £237."
This place was an ancient parish in Nottingham county and it became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
This parish was in the ancient Scarsdale Hundred (or Wapentake).
The parish merged with Holmewood and is administered by the Heath and Holmewood Parish Council. You may contact them regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed to do family history lookups for you.