Beeley Derbyshire Family History Guide

Beeley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1766 from chapelry in Bakewell Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEELEY, a township-chapelry in Bakewell parish, Derby; on the river Derwent, adjacent to Chatsworth Park, 1¾ mile N of Rowsley r. station, and 3½ E by-S of Bakewell. Post Town, Rowsley, under Bakewell. Acres, 3,250. Real property, £1,134. Pop., 420. Houses, 74. The property is divided among a few. Millstone grit is quarried on Beeley moor. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £98. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is tolerable. Charities, £7.

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

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Beeley, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Beeley, 1638-1868 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Beeley (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Beeley, parish registers, 1778-1981 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Beeley (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Marriage transcripts, 1542-1837 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Beeley (Derbyshire)

Parish chest materials, 1742-1880 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Beeley (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers for Beeley, 1538-1892 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Beeley (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Computer printout of Beeley, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Beeley, Derbyshire, England, christenings, 1775-1868 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

A Transcript of the memorial inscriptions of St. Anne's, Beeley, in the county of Derbyshire Author: Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records, 1690-1871 Author: Beeley (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Scools

England, Derbyshire, Beeley, Beeley Church of England School, admission registers, 1874-1912 Author: Beeley Church of England School (Beeley, Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Bakewell
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Eyam
Poor Law Union: Bakewell
Hundred: High Peake
Province: Canterbury