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].

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

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

Schools

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

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

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