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Alkmonton, Derbyshire

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Alkmonton, Derbyshire

Alkmonton is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, roughly between Uttoxeter and Derby. The parish has a population of 75 (2001 census). The village was founded in 1849 by the Evans family.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1838
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

Other names by which Alkmonton, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Alchementune

Alkmonton, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alkmonton, township and eccl. dist. (St John), S. Derbyshire, 5 miles S. of Ashborne -- township, 739 ac., pop. 95.

Alkmonton, Derbyshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

ALKMONTON, a township, in the parish of Longford, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 5¾ miles (S. by E.) from Ashbourn; containing 102 inhabitants. There was anciently an hospital dedicated to St. Leonard, between this place and HungryBentley, in the same parish, to which Walter Blount, Lord Mountjoy, was a benefactor, in 1474. The hospital shared the fate of most other similar establishments, whose constitutions were mingled with religious observances, at the time of the Reformation, and was abolished in 1547. The manor of Alkmonton afterwards belonged successively to the Barnesley, Browne, Stanhope, and Evans families. A chapel of ease has recently been erected, containing 120 sittings. The tithes have been commuted for £28. 15. payable to the rector, and £26 to the vicar, of Longford.

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