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Shirland, Derbyshire

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Shirland, Derbyshire

Shirland is a parish and former mining village in Derbyshire, England. It is continuous with the villages of Higham, Stretton and Stonebroom. Shirland has existed since at least 1086. Local politics is largely Labour. The River Amber flows through the parish.
DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3958
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 Shirland, Derbyshire has been known in the past


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

Shirland, par. and vil., Derbyshire, 2 miles N. of Alfreton, 2956 ac., pop. 3415; P.O.; framework knitting is carried on.

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