"NORMANTON, a parish in the hundred of Repton, county Derby, 2 miles S. of Derby, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is situated near the Birmingham railway, and is chiefly agricultural. A portion of the inhabitants are engaged in framework knitting. The Derby canal crosses the N.E. part of the parish, and the Birmingham and Derby Junction railway intersects it."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The parish is now one of the southern suburbs of Derby city.
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