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I thought this extract from Bulmer's History, Topography and Directory could be of interest - Phil Wyles
Mapperley, from Bulmer's History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire, 1895.
Mapperley is a small parish and township, containing 981 acres, in the hundred of Appletree, electoral division of Sandiacre, petty sessional division of Smalley, union and county court district of Belper, and Deanery of Ilkeston. It is under the jurisdiction of a parish council of six members, and it elects one guardian and rural district councillor. The total extent of land under assessment is 940 acres, rateable value £3,234, and the population, in 1891, was 531. A. M. Mundy, Esq., is lord of the manor; and that gentleman, F. A. Newdigate, Esq., and W. D. N. Drury-Lowe, Esq., are the principal landowners.
Park Hall is a small hamlet a little North West of the village. Here was the mansion of the Strelleys, but not a vestiage of the building now remains.
Mapperley is one of the parishes entitled to benefit in the Free School of West Hallam, founded by the Rev. John Scargill.
Letters, via Derby arrive between 6:00 and 8:00 a.m., and are despatched between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m., week days only; Mrs. Keziah Hart, sub-postmistress. Postal Orders issued but not cashed.
Parish Councillors—Rev. John Magens Mello, M.A.., chairman; William Else, James Durow, Albert Pounder, John Fletcher, Humphrey Hartshorn, Charles Thornley. Clerk, A. Pitt.
I thought this extract from Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire 1941 could be of interest - Phil Wyles
A copy of the entry, for Mapperley, from Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire 1941
MAPPERLEY is a parish 2 ½ miles north-west from Ilkeston station on the London and North Eastern railway, and 7 north-east from Derby, in the Belper division of the county, hundred of Appletree, petty sessional division of Smalley, rural district of Belper, county court district and rural deanery of Ilkeston, archdeaconry and diocese of Derby.
The Nutbrook canal crosses the eastern side of the parish. The ecclesiastical parish was formed 22 July, 1870, from the civil parish of Kirk Hallam.
The church of the Holy Trinity, built in 1851, is an edifice of stone in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and a western turret containing 5 tubular bells, fixed in 1890, to replace the 2 previous bells, dated 1851: there are 200 sittings.
An oak lych-gate was erected in 1922, at a cost of £400, in memory of the men connected with this parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-18.
The register dates from the year 1851. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £350, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Derby, and held since 1938 by the Rev. Albert Edward Swain, of Emanuel College, Saskatoon.
There is a Methodist chapel.
This is a colliery district.
A charity of £3 yearly, left in 1817, by the Rev. Frank Gisborne, sometime rector of Staveley, is for clothing.
Capt. J. A. E. Drury-Lowe J.P. and the Mapperley Colliery Co. Ltd. are the principal landowners.
Gas and electricity are available.
Water is supplied by the Belper Rural District Council.
The soil is clay; subsoil, clay.
The area is 982 acres of land and inland water; the population in 1931 was 435.
Post Office. Letters through Derby. West Hallam nearest M. 0. & T. office
See Also Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts . . . 1891 (Mapperley)
Register of Electors 1976-77
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