"BRAMPTON is a village and parish, about 3½ miles W. from Chesterfield. At Brampton-moor are extensive stone potteries, belonging to Messrs. T. Oldfield and Co., Messrs. H. and S. Briddon and Mr. J. Wright; Mr. W. Briddon, at Walton, and others; at New Brampton, are iron works, and in the neighbourhood is a coal mine."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
Nether Loads and Upper Loads ar hamlets in this parish. Walton is a township in the parish of Chesterfield, but in the ecclesiastical district of St. Thomas, Brampton.
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- The ancient parish of Brampton was divided in 1832 into the area centred on the old parish church of St Peter and St Paul, now more commonly known as Old Brampton, and New Brampton, served by St Thomas's church, newly consecrated that year.
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