A cemetery of 4.5 acres was opened in the Uttoxetter New Road in 1842 with one mortuary chapel.
A cemetery of 43 acres was opened on Chaddeson Hill in 1855 with two mortuary chapels.
The Nottingham Road cemetery was opened in 1855, covering 35 acres with two mortuary chapels. It was later enlarged by 24 additional acres.
All these cemeteries were and are under the management of the Derby Corporation.
"DERBY is a market, borough, and county town, possessing separate jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch: it is 126 miles N.W. from London, 56 S.E. from Manchester, 34 S.S.E. from Chapel-en-le-Frith, 33 S.S.E. from Buxton, 24 S. from Chesterfield, 16 W. by S. from Nottingham, 13 S.E. from Ashbourn, and 12 N. by E. from Burton-upon-Trent."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
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