Bridge Hill Derbyshire Family History Guide

Bridge Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1845 from Belper Ecclesiastical Parish. 

Alternative names: Belper Christ Church

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1846
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Alderwasley
  • Belper
  • Hazlewood
  • Duffield

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRIDGE-HILL, a chapelry, with a village, in Duffield parish, Derby; near the river Derwent and the Midland railway, and included in Belper. It was constituted in 1845. Post Town, Belper. Pop., 2,839. Houses, 563. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop.

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: Belper
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Duffield
Poor Law Union: Belper
Hundred: Appletree
Province: Canterbury