Arial view of Killamarsh
Welcome to Killamarsh
Killamarsh Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Killamarsh a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.
About the Village
The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs.
Killamarsh is located, essentially, the same distance to Sheffield, Chesterfield and Rotherham. It has good transport links to Chesterfield and Sheffield via the buses and the Sheffield Supertram network which has its terminus located nearby at Halfway.
The Village has three schools which are St Giles Primary, Killamarsh Infants and Killamarsh Juniors. It also has three churches which are St Giles Church, Killamarsh Methodist Church and Ebenezer Gospel Hall. We have a Post Office, Library, Medical Centre, numerous shops and many public houses including our very own, Parish Pump.
Interesting facts about the Village
- Resident Fred Greaves was the first person in Derbyshire during World War One to be awarded a Victoria Cross and was born in Killamarsh in 1890.
- Some well known footballers from Killamarsh are Nicky Weaver who is a goalkeeper, having had a career with Mansfield Town, Manchester City, Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic. Richard Hinds whom had a career with Tranmere Rovers, Hull City, Scunthorpe and Sheffield Wednesday. Lee Askham who played for Chesterfield F.C. Millie Bright is a female footballer who played for Doncaster Belles, Chelsea and England.
- The road "Brindley Place" in Killamarsh was named after James Brindley the builder of the Chesterfield Canal which opened in 1777 and navigated through Killamarsh.
- The Parish is split into four areas: Netherthorpe, Westthorpe, Upperthorpe and Churchtown.
Information is taken from the Killamarsh Wikipedia page and the Council is not responsible for its accuracy.
Killamarsh Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip.
As a mark of respect, the Union Flag at the flagpole on Bridge Street will fly at half-mast until further notice.
During the current lockdown the Parish Council arrangements may unfortunately be restricted.
Chair of Killamarsh Parish Council
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:48 by Parish Clerk