Whitwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.
Other places in the parish include: Belph, Creswell, and Baxton Moor.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1672
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1668
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.
- Thorpe Salvin
- Woodhouse Hall
- Norton Cuckney
- Worksop St Mary and St Cuthbert
- Elmton with Cresswell
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WHITWELL, a village and a parish in the district of Worksop and county of Derby. The village stands 4½ miles WSW of Worksop r. station, and has a post-office under Chesterfield. The parish includes Belph and Baxton-Moor hamlets, and comprises 4,880 acres. Real property, £6,924. Pop. in 1851, 1,355; in 1861, 1,487. Houses, 309. The manor belongs to the Duke of Portland. W. Hall was the seat of Sir R. Manners, who was killed in the civil wars. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £640. Patron, the Duke of Portland. The church is large, cruciform, and good. A ruined, ivy-clad Saxon church is at Steetley. There are a boys' and a girls' school, supported by the Duke of Portland.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Worksop
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Staveley
Poor Law Union: Worksop