Place:


Somercotes  Derbyshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Somercotes like this:

SOMERCOTES, a village in Alfreton parish, Derby; 2 miles SE of Alfreton. It has a post-office under Alfreton, the church of Riddings, and two Methodist chapels

Additional information about this locality is available for Alfreton

Somercotes through time

Somercotes is now part of Amber Valley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Amber Valley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Somercotes itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Somercotes, in Amber Valley and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24507

Date accessed: 26th March 2017


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