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

  • Belper
  • Crich
  • Wirksworth
  • Bridge Hill
  • Heage
  • Hazlewood
  • Dethick Lea and Holloway

Historical Descriptions

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.

Administration

  • 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
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