Edale, Derbyshire Family History Guide

Edale is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1722 from chapelry in Castleton Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1643
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1782

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EDALE, a township-chapelry in Castleton parish, Derby: on a stream of its own name, 2 miles NW of Castleton, and 6 ENE of Chapel-in-le-Frith r. station. Post town, Castleton, under Sheffield. Real property, £3,150. Pop., 386. Houses, 76. The property is sub-divided. Edale river rises near Edale rocks, and runs along a pastoral valley to the river Noe at Edale End. The manufacture of thread and lace is carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £126. Patrons, Trustees. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel. A school has £14 from endowment; and other charities £19.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Edale, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Castleton and Edale, 1662-1857 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Castleton (Derbyshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Edale (Derbyshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Edale, 1782-1861 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Edale (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Edale, 1635-1927 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Edale (Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Edale, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Edale, Derby, England ; christenings, -1847 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Edale, Derby, England ; christenings, 1813-1861 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

A transcript of the memorial inscriptions of the old graveyard and in the churchyard and within the church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Edale in the County of Derby Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Edale Primary School, admission registers, 1885-1951 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Derbyshire
  • Civil Registration District: Chapel en le Frith
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Castleton
  • Poor Law Union: Chapel en le Frith
  • Hundred: High Peake
  • Province: Canterbury