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Windley, Derbyshire

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Windley, Derbyshire

Windley is a small village in Derbyshire around six miles north of Derby, England, adjacent to the B5023 Duffield to Wirksworth road. It was formerly part of the parish of Duffield within Duffield Frith. During the reign of Henry III the Mynors, of the manor of Windle-hill in Sutton-on-the-Hill, Ashbourne also had lands in Windley.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townBELPER
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3045
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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


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

Windley, township, Duffield par., Derbyshire, 3 miles SW. of Belper, 1159 ac., pop. 183; P.O.

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