Barlow Derbyshire Family History Guide

Barlow is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1724 from Staveley Ancient Parish. 

Alternative names: Great Barlow

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1573
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1668

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Holmesfield
  • Baslow
  • Brampton
  • Dronfield
  • Chesterfield Holy Trinity

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARLOW (Great), a chapelry in Staveley parish, Derby; on a small stream, 4¼ miles NW of Chesterfield r. station. It has a post office, of the name of Barlow, under Chesterfield. Acres, 3,760. Real property, £2,966. Pop., 682. Houses, 137. The property is divided among a few. Barlow-Grange is a chief residence. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £95. Patron, the Rector of Staveley. The church is good. Charities, £8.

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

Parish Records

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Chesterfield
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Brampton
Poor Law Union: Chesterfield
Hundred: Scarsdale
Province: Canterbury