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History

The union of Belper comprises 35 parishes and places, and contains a population of 46,235.

From: 'Bellasis - Bemerton', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 203-207. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50791 Date accessed: 20 March 2011.
http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/derby/belper_workhouse.htm


For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Belper/Belper.shtml

Parishes in the Union

Alderwasley, Derbyshire Alfreton, Derbyshire Allestree, Derbyshire Belper, Derbyshire Bridge Hill, Derbyshire Crich, Derbyshire Denby, Derbyshire Dethick Lea and Halloway, Derbyshire Duffield, Derbyshire Hazlewood, Derbyshire Heage, Derbyshire Holbrook, Derbyshire Horsley, Derbyshire Ironville, Derbyshire Kedleston, Derbyshire Kirk Langley, Derbyshire Mackworth, Derbyshire Milford, Derbyshire Morley, Derbyshire Muggington, Derbyshire Pentrich, Derbyshire Quarndon, Derbyshire Riddings, Derbyshire Ripley, Derbyshire Smalley, Derbyshire South Wingfield, Derbyshire Turnditch, Derbyshire Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Later additions Swanwick, Derbyshire Wessington, Derbyshire


 

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