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Morley, Derbyshire

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Morley, Derbyshire

Morley is a civil parish within the area of Erewash Borough Council in the English county of Derbyshire, north of Derby grid reference SK394410 It is on the eastern side of Morley Moor, with Morley Smithy to the north. The parish church of St Matthew stands near the (converted) Tithe Barn and dovecote of Morley Hall.
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3940
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 Morley, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Morelei ~ Moreia ~ Morleia

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

Morley, par., township, and vil., Derbyshire - par., 3513 ac., pop. 1093; township, pop. 278; vil., 4 miles NE. of Derby; P.O.; adjacent is Morley Hall, seat.

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