Brailsford Derbyshire Family History Guide

Brailsford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Ednaston. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1647
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bradley
  • Sutton on the Hill
  • Kirk Langley
  • Shirley
  • Muggington
  • Longford
  • Ashbourne
  • Trusley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRAILSFORD, a parish and a subdistrict in Ashborne district, Derby. The parish lies on an affluent of the river Dove, 6 miles W of Duffield r. station, and 6¼ SE of Ashborne; and it includes the hamlet of Ednaston, and has a post office under Derby. Acres. 4,296 Real property, £7,334. Pop., 773. Houses, 156. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £673. Patron, Earl Ferrers. The church is good; and there are two Methodist chapels and a national school. The subdistrict contains three parishes, and parts of three others. Pop., 3,168.

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


Brailsford Derbyshire Marriages 1653-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


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