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Compton, Derbyshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
COMPTON, a hamlet, in the parish of Ashbourn, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, though locally in the hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, ½ a mile (S. E.) from Ashbourn. This place forms a suburb of the town of Ashbourn, from which it is separated by a small brook called the Schoo. Sion Chapel, with six almshouses attached to it, under the direction of the trustees of the Countess of Huntingdon's College, was built here by John Cooper, who, by deed in 1801, endowed them with £4500 three per cent. reduced annuities, yielding a dividend of about £130 per annum. The premises were repaired in 1824.
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