John SHEPHERD has a photograph of St. Matthew's churchyard on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2006.
Brian WEBSTER has a photograph of the graves of Sir Nigel Gresley and his wife on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2009. Sir Nigel GRESLEY was a railway engineer, one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER). He was born in Edinburgh, but raised in Netherseal. He was knighted by King Edward VIII.
"NETHER and OVER SEAL form a parish, containing two hamlets so respectively named, in the western division of the hundred of Goscote, county of Leicester, which part is nearly surrounded by Derbyshire; about five miles and a half S.W. from Ashby-de-la-Zouch. The parish is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas, held at Tutbury, every third Tuesday for the recovery of debts under 40s. The parish church is dedicated to St. Peter: the living is a rectory, in the patronage & incumbency of the Rev. W. N. Gresley. The parish contained, in 1831, 1,222 inhabitants."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
There is an area north of the village known as "Linton Heath". Sue ADAIR has a photograph of the "Linton Heath Village Sign" on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2005.
"Are we there yet, Mom?" J. SCRINE has a photograph of an Old Milepost on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2012.
Mat FASCIONE has a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2008.
Netherseal is a village, a township and a parish that is at the southern-most tip of Derbyshire. It sits up against the border of Staffordshire on the north bank of the River Mease.
Overseal, in the heart of the National Forest, is a village and a Civil Parish that sits up against the border of Leicestershire.
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John BARTHOLOMEW's "Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887" tells us: Netherseal, vil., Seal par., Leicestershire, 5½ miles SW. of Ashby de la Zouch; P.O.; in vicinity are the seats of Netherseal Hall and Netherseal Old Hall.
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