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Horsley, Derbyshire

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Horsley, Derbyshire

Horsley is a small village roughly 5 miles north of the City of Derby, England, with a population of circa 500. The parish church of St Clement and St John, which dates from the 13th century, was rededicated in 1450. It is noted for its fine peal of bells. The main street is Church Street which runs from east to west through the village.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townDERBY
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3844
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Populationcirca 500

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

Horsley Woodhouse ~ Woodhouse ~ Hosselei

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

Horsley.-- par. and township, S. Derbyshire, 2½ miles SE. of Belper - par. 2850 ac., pop. 2756; township, 1296 ac., pop. 383.

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