Kirk Hallam, Derbyshire Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Kirk Hallam is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.Other places in the parish include: Mapperley.
HALLAM, KIRK (All Saints), a parish, partly in the union of Belper, hundred of Appletree, and partly in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 8¾ miles (E. N. E.) from Derby; containing, with the township of Mapperly, 451 inhabitants. The manor, at the Domesday survey, belonged to Ralph de Burun, and was in the Greys of Codnor in the reign of Edward I. The large estate of the Leake family, granted to them in 1562, was sold after the death of Nicholas Leake, to the Earl of Scarsdale in 1736, and afterwards passed to the Newdigates: in 1762 Francis Newdigate, Esq., of Nottingham, bequeathed the estate to his nephew, Francis Parker, Esq., who took the name of Newdigate. The parish comprises 1690a. 2r., mostly a strong soil; of these, 721a. 2r. 23p. are in the township of KirkHallam, and in about equal portions of arable and pasture: the small rural village is embowered in trees. A bed of ironstone is wrought. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4. 9. 7.; net income, £309; patron and impropriator, F. Newdigate, Esq., lord of the manor, and principal proprietor of the soil. The church, which is in the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, is a small structure, consisting of a nave, chancel, and low embattled tower; it was repaired in 1844, and the porch rebuilt.
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 372-379. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50998 Date accessed: 14 April 2011.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Kirk Hallam became part of Ilkeston registration district in 1934
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).
Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Derbyshire Record Office reference D1537 has deposited registers Bap 1700-2003 Mar 1700-200 Burials 1700-1992 Banns 1755-1801, 1851-1997
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Derbyshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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Web sites[edit | edit source]
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