"MIDDLETON-BY-WIRKSWORTH, a hamlet in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, county Derby, 1 mile N.W. of Wirksworth, its post town, and 2 miles S.W. of the Cromford railway station. The village is extensive, and a portion of the inhabitants are engaged in the marble quarries. This township, in conjunction with Ible and Ironbrook Grange, forms a chapelry."