SOMERSALL-HERBERT, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
"SOMERSALL-HERBERT, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 3½ miles N.E. of Uttoxeter, its post town, and 3 N. of the Sudbury railway station. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on a branch of the river Dove, and is wholly agricultural. The parish- includes Church Somersall and Somersall Hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield, value £225. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. Lord Vernon is lord of the manor and principal landowner."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]