Bradley Derbyshire Family History Guide

Bradley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1579
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1673

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Atlow
  • Kniveton
  • Muggington
  • Ashbourne
  • Brailsford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRADLEY, a parish in Ashbourne district, Derby; 2½ miles E by S of Ashbourne r. station. Post Town, Ashbourne. Acres, 2,374. Real property, £3,144. Pop., 253. Houses, 49. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £259. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is ancient and decayed. Gisborne's charities for Bradley and many other places in the county yield £687 a year.

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


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