Fenny Bentley

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

BENTLEY (FENNY), a parish in the hundred of WIRKSWORTH, county of DERBY, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Ashbourn, containing 242 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Derby, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £6. 12. 10., and in the patronage of the Dean of Lincoln. The church, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, is a small structure with a low tower.

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