Alvaston, Derbyshire Family History Guide

Alvaston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1772 from chapelry in Derby St Michael Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Alvaston with Sinfin Moor

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1614

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Alvaston

  • Chellaston
  • Boulton
  • Elvaston cum Thurlston and Ambaston
  • Spondon

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alvaston, 3 miles E. Derby. P. 493

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Administration

  • County: Derbyshire
  • Civil Registration District: Shardlow
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Stanton by Bridge
  • Poor Law Union: Shardlow
  • Hundred: Morleston and Litchurch
  • Province: Canterbury
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