"SNITTERTON, a township in the parish of Darley, hundred of Wirksworth, county Derby, 2 miles E. of Winster, and 1½ mile N.W. of Matlock."
"WENSLEY, a township in the parish of Darley, county Derby, 2 miles N.E. of Winster. It is situated on the river Derwent, and is joined with Snitterton."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
Wensley has a village website with local news and interests.
Neil THEASBY has a photograph of Wensley village on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2013.
Wensley and Darley Bridge are served by the Derby Bus on route 172.
You can see pictures of Wensley which are provided by:
- South Darley parish, originally named 'Wensley and Snitterton', was formed from Darley in 1840 when St Mary the Virgin parish church was built. Today, the parish encompasses the villages and hamlets of Wensley, Cross Green, Darley Bridge (formerly known as Bridgetown), Oker and Snitterton.
You can see the
administrative areas in which Wensley 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 SK263611 (Lat/Lon: 53.146399, -1.608242), Wensley which are provided by: