Elvaston Derbyshire Family History Guide

Elvaston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Alternative names: Elvaston cum Thurlston and Ambaston

Other places in the parish include: Ambaston and Thurlston. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1651
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Breaston
  • Chellaston
  • Aston on Trent
  • Boulton
  • Alvaston
  • Wilne
  • Shardlow
  • Spondon
  • Ockbrook

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELVASTON, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the river Derwent, adjacent to the Derby canal, and the Derby and Leicester railway, near Borrowash r. station, and 4½ miles SE by E of Derby. Post town, Alvaston, under Derby. Acres, 2,760. Real property, £5,700. Pop., 499. Houses, 114. The manor belonged to the Blunts and the Poles; and passed to the Stanhopes. Elvaston Castle is the seat of the Earl of Harrington. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £350. Patron, the Earl of Harrington. The church is ancient; has a pinnacled tower; and contains monuments of the Stanhopes. Charities, £148.

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

Marriages

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

Elvaston Derbyshire Marriages 1651 to 1837 - Archive.org

Elvaston Derbyshire Marriages 1651 to 1837 - UK Genealogy Archives

Administration

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