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Belper, Derbyshire

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Belper, Derbyshire

Belper is a town and civil parish in the local government district of Amber Valley in Derbyshire, England.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townBELPER
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3547
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773

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

Belper, township and market town with ry. sta., Duffield par., on river Derwent, in S. of co. and 7 miles N. of Derby -- township, 3185 ac., pop. 9875; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. Has cotton and hosiery mfrs. chiefly; also nails and earthenware; numerous collieries are in the vicinity.

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