Here is what Bagshaws
directory of 1846 had to say about Brimington.
" BRIMINGTON, a
parish and pleasant village on the Barlborough road, 2 miles N.E. from
Chesterfield, to which parish it formerly was a chapelry. By an order
in council dated 3rd September 1844, it was made a distinct parish for
all civil and ecclesiastical purposes. It contains 1,148 acres of land,
165 houses and 780 inhabitants. Population in 1801, 503; in 1831 , 759.
Rateable Value, £1,802. The commons were enclosed under an act
passed in 1843. The church, St Michael, a neat structure with a tower
and three bells, was re-built in 1808, partly by a rate, and subscriptions;
the tower had been rebuilt in 1796, by Joshua Jebb, Esq.
have a chapel, erected 1806, and the Primative Methodists one, erected
1835. In 1840 a national school was erected by subscription, aided by
£26 from the National School Society, and £75 from the Committee
of Council on Education.
Grove, a large modern mansion, on the verge
of an abrupt declivity, at the foot of which a brook bounds the parish;
it was erected by Avery Jebb, Esq., and is surrounded with a park, 1
1/2 miles N.E. from Chesterfield; it is the seat and property of John
Meynell, Esq., who keeps a pack of hounds."
Present day Brimington
really comprises three parts.
old nucleus, surrounding the church.
which stretches along the road towards Calow
which is the late nineteenth century extension of Brimington down the
hill towards the Staveley Iron Works.
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