Dethick Lea with Holloway

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

DETHWICK-LEA, a chapelry in that part of the parish of ASHOVER which is in the hundred of WIRKSWORTH, county of DERBY, 2 miles (S.E. by E.) from Matlock, containing, with the hamlet of Holloway, 492 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy with the rectory of Ashover, in the archdeaconry of Derby, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, endowed with £400 private benefaction, and £1000 royal bounty. The chapel, a small edifice with a handsome and lofty tower, was built in 1530, by Mr. Babington. Dethwick 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.

HOLLOWAY, a hamlet in that part of the parish of ASHOVER which is in the hundred of WIRKSWORTH, county of DERBY, 3 miles (S.E.) from Matlock. The population is returned with the chapelry of Dethwick-Lea.

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