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Shottle

Census

  • The parish was in the Ripley sub-district of the Belper Registration District.

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2518
1891 R.G. 12 / 2750

Church History

  • A chapel was built here by the Duke of Devonshire, but it wasn't licensed to perform services until 1861.

  • Nikki MAHADEVAN has a photograph of St Lawrence Church, Shottle on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2006.

Church Records

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Duffield.

  • The Baptists had a chapel here prior to 1891.

  • Nikki MAHADEVAN has a photograph of a Methodist Chapel, Shottle on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2006.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Ripley sub-district of the Belper Registration District.

Description and Travel

"SHOTTLE, a township in the parish of Duffield, hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 2 miles S.W. of Belper. It is in conjunction with Postern to form a township."

"POSTERN, a township in the parish of Duffield, hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 4 miles N. of Derby. It is joined with Shottle to form a township."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

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Directories

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Shottle has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK313493 (Lat/Lon: 53.040044, -1.534634), Shottle which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient township and parish in Derby county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.

  • This parish was in the ancient Appletree Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • District governance is provided by the Amber Valley Borough Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Belper petty session hearings every other week.

  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms, this parish became part of the Belper Poorlaw Union.