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Tibshelf, Derbyshire

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Tibshelf, Derbyshire

Tibshelf is a village and civil parish in Derbyshire, England. It is in the Bolsover district of the county. Its population at the 2001 UK census was 3,548. The village was the site of the UK's first inland oil well (as is stated on road signs at either end of the village). In the 19th century, coal was discovered, coal mining overtook agriculture as the primary industry in the area, and a local railway system was developed.
DistrictBolsover
Post townAlfreton
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK4360
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773
 

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

Tibecel

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

Tibshelf, par. and vil., Derbyshire, 4 miles NE. of Alfreton, 2371 ac., pop. 2244; P.O.

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