Dore is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Dronfield Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Totley.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1738
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1809

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DORE, a township and a chapelry in Dronfield parish, Derby. The township lies near the river Sheaf, adjacent to Yorkshire, 3 miles NW of Dronfield, and 5 SW by S of Sheffield r. station; and has a post-office under Sheffield. Pop., 610. Houses, 131. The chapelry includes also the township of Totley; and was constituted in 1844. Rated property, £2,839. Pop., 1,006. Houses, 213. The property is divided among a few. Quarrying, brick-making, the preparing of copperas, and the making of saw-handles are carried on. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £90. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam. The church was rebuilt in 1828. There are Wesleyan and P. Methodist chapels, an endowed school with £33 a year, and charities £12.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Dore, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Dore, 1809-1868
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Dore (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Dore, parish registers
Author: University of York. Borthwick Institute

Parish registers for Abbeydale St. John, 1876-1931
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Abbeydale St. John (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Dronfield, 1560-1922
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Dronfield (Derbyshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Holmesfield (Derbyshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Dore (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers of Christ Church, Dore, 1734-1924
Author: Church of England. Christ Church (Dore, Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Dore or Dore and Totley, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Dore, Derbyshire, England ; christenings, 1809-1868
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department


Dore–the monumental inscriptions of Dore graveyard
Author: Dunn, M. P.

A transcript of a few of the memorial inscriptions in the churchyard of Christ Church in the parish of Dore in the county of South Yorkshire, formerly in the county of Derby
Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Valuation list, 1863
Author: Dore (Derbyshire)


Valuation list, 1863
Author: Dore (Derbyshire)


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

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Derbyshire
  • Civil Registration District: Ecclesall Bierlow
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Brampton
  • Poor Law Union: Ecclesall Bierlow
  • Hundred: Scarsdale
  • Province: Canterbury

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