Allestree, Derbyshire Family History Guide


Allestree is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1849 from chapelry in Mackworth Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1595

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Allestree

  • Little Eaton
  • Quarndon
  • Darley Abbey
  • Mackworth
  • Duffield
  • Derby St Paul
  • Breadsall

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALLESTREE, a parish in Belper district, Derby; near Derwent river and the Midland railway, 2 miles N of Derby. Post Town, Derby. Acres, 990. Real property, £3,058 Pop., 529. Houses, 106. The property is divided among a few. The chief residences are Allestree Hall and Markeaton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £54. Patron, not reported. The church is ancient, contains tombs of the Mundys, and is very good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £32.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Allestree, 2 miles N. Derby. P. 507

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: Duffield
  • Poor Law Union: Belper
  • Hundred: Morleston and Litchurch
  • Province: Canterbury


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