Some individuals think Shirebrook is in Nottingham, but that is incorrect. Shirebrook is still in Derbyshire, but for Civil Registration purposes it is in the Mansfield, Nottingham, Registration District.
"SHIREBROOK, a chapelry in the parish of Pleasley, hundred of Scarsdale, county Derby, 10 miles N.E. of Alfreton, and 5 N.W. of Mansfield, on the border of Nottinghamshire. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £62, in the patronage of the Rector of Pleasley."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Welcome to Shirebrook, photo on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2010.
There is passenger railway service to the village on the Robin Hood Line between Nottingham and Worksop. Nigel THOMPSON provides a photograph of the Railway Station on Geo-graph, taken in February 1982.
You may want to visit Shirebrook.Net to look at maps and photos.
You may want to enjoy the Market Place stalls and booths. Andrew HILL has a photograph of the Market Place on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2011.
You can see pictures of Shirebrook which are provided by:
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administrative areas in which Shirebrook has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK523674 (Lat/Lon: 53.201112, -1.218517), Shirebrook which are provided by: