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Charlesworth Derbyshire Family History Guide

Charlesworth is a chapelry of Glossop Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chisworth.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1849
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist, Primitive Methodist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, and Roman Catholic.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Beard
  • Glossop
  • Mottram in Longendale
  • Mellor
  • Whitfield
  • Hayfield

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHARLESWORTH, a township and a chapelry in Glossop parish, Derby. The township lies on the river Etherow, near the High Peak, 1¼ mile SSW of Glossop r. station, and 8½ N of Chapel-en-le-Frith; and has a post office under Manchester. Pop., 1,565. Houses, 306. The chapelry is more extensive than the township; and was constituted in 1845. Pop., 2,564. Houses, 508. The property is all in one estate. The inhabitants are chiefly cotton spinners and colliers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern; and there are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists.

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: Hayfield
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Castleton
Poor Law Union: Glossop
Hundred: High Peake
Province: Canterbury