RIDDINGS (and IRONVILLE), Derbyshire

Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2511 thru 2516
1871 R.G. 10 / 2370
1891 R.G. 12 / 2749
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"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.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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History

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Military History

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Military Records

The names on the War Memorial for 1939-1945 are:

  • J. H. ATKINSON
  • J. J. BALL
  • D. A. CLARK
  • A. COOPER
  • S. COOPER
  • L. COPE
  • M. DUFFIELD
  • W. H. DUROE
  • C. GIBBS
  • A. HIBBITT
  • P. HITCHCOCK
  • F. W. JONES
  • C. LEWIS
  • R. OGDEN
  • D. PASS
  • L. M. RENSHAW
  • A. SWINSCOE
  • D. T. WALTERS
  • W. A. WILLSON
  • L. WRIGHT

St. James churchyard holds two Commonwealth War Graves from World War II:

  1. Albert HIBBITT, srgt., RAF vol. rsrv., age 21, died 25 Jan. 1942.
  2. Francis Edwin WILSON, priv., Army Ordnance Corps, age 36, died 12 Feb. 1941, from Lincolnshire.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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