Holmesfield is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Dronfield Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1724
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HOLMESFIELD, a township-chapelry in Dronfield parish, Derby; 2 miles W of Dronfield, and 6¼ NW of Chesterfield r. station. It has a post office under Chesterfield. Real property, £2,985. Pop., 529. Houses, 107. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £97. Patron, Cawton, Esq. The church was built, on the site of a previous church, in 1826. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, a free school, and charities £50.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Chesterfield
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Brampton
Poor Law Union: Chesterfield