"RIDDINGS is a chapelry, in the parish of Alfreton, about 3 miles S. from that town. The new line of road from Manchester to Nottingham, and a branch of the Cromford canal, connected with Mansfield by a rail-road passes through this place. In the immediate neighbourhood are extensive iron-works, employing many of the inhabitants, of whom some are also employed in the adjacent mines, forges &c. at Codnor Park."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
Pye Bridge is a hamlet 3 miles south-east from Alfreton which is associated with this village.
Greenhill Lane is a hamlet 2 miles south of Alfreton which is associated with this village.