"WILNE, a parish in the county of Derby, 7 miles S.E. of Derby, and 4 S.W. of the Sawley railway station."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The parish is on the border with Leicestershire. The River Derwent runs past the village. The parish, often listed as Great Wilne or Church Wilne, contains the hamlet and township of Hopwell. Church Wilne is actually a hamlet in the the parish.
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