Derby St Michael Derbyshire Family History Guide

Derby St Michael is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Derbyshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See Derby Derbyshire Family History Guide

History, Gazetteer and Directory of Derbyshire Bagshaw 1846

St Michael's is a very ancient small gothic structure situate in Queen street with nave chancel and side aisles with square embattled tower and three bells The living is a discharged vicarage valued in the king's books at i IDs 0d now 79 It has been augmented with 400 benefactions 400 queen Anne's bounty and 2,000 parliamentary grant and is in the patronage of the crown The Rev John Garton Howard is incumbent It was given by one of the Freschevilles to the convent of Derley In the 1st year of the reign of queen Mary she gave this church to the bailiffs and burgesses of Derby Thomas James is parish clerk and Thomas Woodhouse sexton and beadle.

Source: History, gazetteer and directory of Derbyshire, with the town of Burton-upon-Trent; Samuel Bagshaw (of Sheffield.) 1846

Parish Records

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918


Derbyshire parish registers. Marriages
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed

Derby St Michael Derbyshire Marriages 1559 to 1812 -

Derby St Michael Derbyshire Marriages 1559 to 1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Derby
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Derby
Poor Law Union: Derby
Hundred: Derby Borough; Morleston and Litchurch
Province: Canterbury