"WESSINGTON, a township in the parish of Crich, county Derby, 3 miles N.W. of Alfreton, and 1½ miles from the Wingfield railway station. The inhabitants are principally employed in the stocking manufacture. There is a Sunday-school licensed for divine worship. The Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists have chapels."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The village is on the A615 arterial road between Matlock and Alfreton.
Alex MacGREGOR has a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2011. You should offer your creative and artistic talents to provide a more unique sign for the village.
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