Brimington Derbyshire Family History Guide

Brimington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1737 from chapelry in Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints Ancient Parish. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1813
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints
  • Staveley
  • Chesterfield Holy Trinity
  • Whittington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRIMINGTON, a chapelry or parish, with a village of its own name, in Chesterfield district, Derby; near the Chesterfield canal and the North Midland railway, 2 miles NE of Chesterfield. The village is modern and well-built, and has a post office under Chesterfield. Real property in the parish, £3,778. Pop., 1,808. Houses, 370. The property is divided among a few. Brimington Hall is a chief-residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £300. Patron, the Vicar of Chesterfield. The church was built in 1808, and rebuilt, all except the tower, in 1847. There are three Methodist chapels, a mechanics' institute, a national school, and charities £6.

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: Chesterfield
Poor Law Union: Chesterfield
Hundred: Scarsdale
Province: Canterbury