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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Holmesfield
[[Image:Holmesfield_St_Swithin_DerbyshireHolmesfield St Swithin Derbyshire.jpg|thumb|right|Holmesfield St Swithin]]
== Parish History ==
Holmesfield is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in&nbsp; [[Dronfield, Derbyshire]] Ancient Parish. <br>
HOLMESFIELD, a chapelry, in the parish of Dronfield, union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (W.) from Dronfield; containing 515 inhabitants. It comprises 4352a. 22p. of which 178 acres are wood, and nearly 2000 uncultivated land. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £97; patrons and impropriators, certain Trustees: the glebe comprises 56 acres. The chapel, rebuilt in 1826, at a cost of £550, contains 300 sittings, of which 60 are free. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a school is endowed with £18 per annum.<br>
 
A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 533-537. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51039 Date accessed: 02 April 2011.<br>
== Resources ==
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. <br>
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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