Brampton Derbyshire Family History Guide

Brampton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Alternative names: Old Brampton

Other places in the parish include: Culthorpe and Cutthorpe. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1658
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1665

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Beeley
  • Brampton St Thomas
  • Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints
  • Baslow
  • Chesterfield Holy Trinity
  • Barlow

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRAMPTON, a parish in Chesterfield district, Derby; 3½ miles W by N of Chesterfield r. station. It includes the village of Culthorpe; and has two post offices, of the names of Old Brampton and New Brampton, under Chesterfield. Acres, 8,820. Real property, £10,141. Pop., 4,927. Houses, 1,051. The property is much subdivided. Brampton Hall is the seat of the Dicksons. Coal and iron ore are found; and pottery-ware, lace, and stockings are manufactured. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The parish church is tolerable. St. Thomas's church is a Gothic structure with a tower; was erected in 1832, at a cost of £2,930; and is served by a rector, with income of £300, appointed by the bishop. There are chapels for Independents, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, an endowed school, two national schools, and charities £74.

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