T. P. Wood's Almanac, 1901
Ashover.

Assistant Overseer of the Poor. - Mr Thomas White.
Assessors of Income and Property Tax. - Messrs. T. White and Edmund Reville White.
Bank. - Crompton and Evans' Union Banking Company have a branch open on Friday only, from noon till 2 p.m.
Collector of Rates. - Mr. Thomas White, Poor Rate; Mr. Thomas White, Income Tax.
Churches and Chapels. - Ashover Church: Rector - Rev. J. B. Nodder; Services 10.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Alton Church, Rattle Chapel, Milltown Chapel, Littlemoor Chapel, Uppertown Chapel, Butts Chapel, Spitewinter Chapel, Alton Mission Room.
Cricket Club. - Mr. John Hayes, Secretary; Mr. H. Holmes, Treasurer; Mr. J. Ball, Captain.
Carriers. - John Featherstone, Ashover to King and Miller, Chesterfield, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Eli Stamford, Ashover to Sun Inn, Chesterfield, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Pollard, to Sun, Saturdays. Ludlam, to Peacock, Saturdays.
Coaches and Carriers. - Omnibuses to Stretton Station, Mr. W. Wyatt, Crispin Inn, and Mr. William Tomlinson, Black Swan Inn, and Mr. Allen Tomlinson.
Conservative Registration Agent. - Mr. George Beardow.
County Police. - P. S. Walker.
County Councillor. - Mr. Booth Waddington.
Churchwardens. - Messrs. H. Revill and Jas. Gothard.
Clubs, Working Men's Institute, Reading Room, and Library. - Trustee, Rev. J. Nodder. Treasurer, Mr. J. Beardow, sen. Hon. Secretary, Mr. Hy. Goodwin. Librarians, Messrs. Flint and Barker. The Library is open from 7.30 to 8.30 on Thursdays only.
Excise Officer. - Mr. J. Atkins, Chesterfield.
Feast. - First Sunday in July.
Fairs. - April 25th, October 15th; and Statutes for Hiring, Monday before Martinmas Day.
Friendly Societies. - Manchester Order of Oddfellows, held at the Lord Nelson Inn, Amber Lane. Nottingham Order of Oddfellows, held at the White Lion Inn, Ashover.
Guardians of the Poor. - Rev. J. B. Nodder and Mr. J. H. Twigg.
Population. - The Township of Ashover contains 510 inhabited houses, and 2,353 people.
Liberal Registration Agent. - Mr. J. W. Crossland.
Unionist Agent. - Mr. Thos. White.
Parish Council. - Mr. J. H. Twigg (Chairman), Messrs. J. B. Gregory, Jno. Bradley, A. Holmes, H. Revill, Wm. Tomlinson, Geo. Fletcher, W. E. Towndrow. Clerk - Mr. Thos. White.
Post Office. - Savings Bank, Money Order Office, and Postal Telegraph Office. Letters arrive at 7.15 a.m. and 5 p.m., depart 6 p.m. on Weekdays. No Sunday delivery of Letters. Money Orders, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telegraph Messages sent and received from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays; Sundays 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. John Taylor, Postmaster. William Tomlinson, Messenger, Chesterfield, Tupton, Clay Cross, and Ashover, daily.
Relieving Officer. - Mr. Ed. Johnson, Clay Cross.
Registrar of Births and Deaths. - Mr. J. B. Tomlinson, Clay Cross. Deputy - Ed. Johnson.
Sanitary Inspector. - Mr. E. S. Robinson, Abercrombie Street, Chesterfield.
School Board. - Rev. J. B. Nodder (Chairman), Mr. Joseph Barker (Vice-Chairman), Messrs. Richard Cundey, Hy. Revill, and Wm. Smedley. Clerk - Mr. Thomas White. Solicitor - Mr. W. T. Jones, Chesterfield. Architects - Messrs. C. Rollinson and Son, Chesterfield. Meet first Friday in month at 6.30 p.m.
Schools. - Ashover Board Schools: Headmaster - Mr. John Gibbons. Assistants - Miss Hitchman and Mr. Thomas Daykin, Mr. A. Cundy. Pupil Teachers - Miss B. Robinson, Miss A. Spray, Miss. E. McNae, and Alice Tomlinson. Monitors - Miss J. McNae, O. Barker, and A. Robinson.
School Attendance Officer. - Mr. Geo. Bacon.
Uppertown Charity School. - Headmistress - Miss J. Adam. Assistant - Miss Pollard.
Stonehedge School. - Head Mistress - Miss. E. Hardy.
Surveyor of Highways. - District Council Surveyor, Mr. Robinson, Hasland.
Water Company. - Secretary - Mr. T. White.

"YE RED LION" INN, ASHOVERPROPRIETOR, JAMES WHITE
The Red Lion Inn, Ashover
Comfortable Bed and Sitting Rooms. Billiards. Bath. Good Stabling.