Edale, Derbyshire Family History Guide

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

Alternative names:

Parish church:

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].

Census

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

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

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

Occupations

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

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