Local Governance: What do we Mean by Bolsover?
To most people today, 'Bolsover' means the small town in north eastern Derbyshire, about six miles east of Chesterfield. In terms of administrative history and geography, however, the name has several other applications. It is impossible to understand the history of the the place without knowing something about these units, how they originated and how they relate to each other.
In this section you can also find out about how Bolsover was governed and is being governed today.