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Newbold, Derbyshire

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Newbold, Derbyshire

Newbold is a village north of Chesterfield, a market town in the English county of Derbyshire. In 2001 it had a population of just under 8,000. It is mainly residential in nature. There are 2 secondary schools, St. Mary's Roman Catholic High School on Newbold Road, which is usually rated in the top ten to twenty state schools in the country each year by The Times schools league tables, and Newbold Community School on Highfield Lane.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3773
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01246

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

Newbold and Dunston

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

Newbold and Dunston, town and township, Chesterfield par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Whittington par., Derbyshire-dist., pop. 6404; town and township, 2 miles NW. of Chesterfield, 2991 ac., pop. 6158; P.O., T.O., called Newbold; has coal mining and iron works, also manufactures of stone bottles and coarse earthenware.

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