Earl Sterndale Derbyshire Family History Guide

Earl Sterndale is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1763 from chapelry in Hartington Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Hartington Middle Quarter.

Alternative names: Earlsterndale

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1765
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hartington
  • Taxal
  • Longnor
  • Quarnford
  • Sheen
  • Chelmorton
  • Macclesfield Forest with Wildboarclough
  • Buxton
  • Middleton and Smerrill
  • King Sterndale
  • Monyash

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EARL-STERNDALE, a chapelry in Hartington parish, Derby; on the river Dove, at the boundary with Stafford, 4¾ miles SSE of Buxton r. station, and 7½ W of Winster. It contains a hamlet of its own name; but is itself conterminate with Hartington-Middle-Quarter township. Post town, Hartington, under Ashborne. Real property, £3,844. Pop., 326. Houses, 69. The living is a p. curacy in the dio. of Lichfield. Value, £130. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church was rebuilt in 1828.

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: Bakewell
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Hartington
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Buxton
Poor Law Union: Bakewell
Hundred: Wirksworth
Province: Canterbury