Heath Derbyshire Family History Guide

Heath is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Alternative names: Lowne, Lownd, Lund

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1682
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1668

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sutton cum Duckmanton
  • Temple Normanton
  • Scarcliffe
  • North Wingfield
  • Ault Hucknall

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HEATH, a village and a parish in Chesterfield district, Derby. The village stands on an affluent of the river Rother, 3 miles NE of Clay-Cross r. station, and 5 SE by E of Chesterfield; and has a post office under Chesterfield. The parish comprises 1,611 acres. Real property, £2,088; of which £270 are in mines. Pop., 369. Houses, 76. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Devonshire. Coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £237. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church was built in 1853; is in the decorated English style; and consists of nave and chancel, with tower and small spire. There are an endowed school with £15 a year, and a charity with £7.

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


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

Heath alias Lownd or Lund Derbyshire Marriages 1682 to 1812 - Archive.org

Heath alias Lownd or Lund Derbyshire Marriages 1682 to 1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


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