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Alkmonton



Alkmonton is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, roughly between Uttoxeter and Derby. The parish has a population of 75 (2001 census). At the 2011 the population remained less than 100. Details are included in the civil parish of Cubley, Derbyshire.

History

The village's name is derived from the Old English for Ealhmund's settlement. Alkmonton was mentioned in the Domesday book as belonging to Henry de Ferrers and was worth forty shillings.
Wulfgeat had 1½ carucates of land to the geld. There is land for two ploughs. There are now two ploughs in Demesne; and 8 Villans and 7 Bordars having two ploughs, and 12 acres of meadow. There is woodland pasture 1 league long and a half broad. TRE worth 60s now 40s. Ralph holds it.