Alderwasley, Derbyshire Family History Guide
Alderwasley is a chapelry of Wirksworth Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.
Alternative names: Alderwashley
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin: 1936 See also Wirksworth
Nonconformists include: None
Parishes adjacent to Alderwasley
- Bridge Hill
- Dethick Lea and Holloway
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ALDERWASLEY, a township-chapelry in Wirksworth parish, Derby; near the Derwent river, the Cromford canal, and the Whatstandwell Bridge r. station, 2½ miles ESE of Wirksworth. Post Town, Wirksworth. Real property, £4,356, of which £1,000 are in iron-works. Pop., 372. Houses, 70. The scenery is picturesque. Alderwasley Hall is a beautiful seat. Coal, iron, and lead are worked. The living is a donative in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £120. Patron, F. Hurst, Esq.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Alderwasley, or Alderwashley, a township and chapelry in the parish of Wirksworth, county of Derby; 2½ miles east by south of Wirksworth. on the Cromford canal. Patron, the dean of Lincoln. Pop., in 1831, 424. Poor rates, in 1837, £161.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Alderwasley, 11 m. N. Derby. P.398
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
- County: Derbyshire
- Civil Registration District: Belper
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Lichfield
- Rural Deanery: Wirksworth
- Poor Law Union: Belper
- Hundred: Appletree
- Province: Canterbury