Ironville is an Ecclesiastical Parish partly in Nottinghamshire and partly in Derbyshire; created in 1850 from Selston with Underwood and Westwood Ancient Parish in Nottinghamshire and parts of Codnor and Loscoe Ecclesiastical Parish, Pentrich Ancient Parish, Riddings Ecclesiastical Parish and Codnor Park extra-parochial in Derbyshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Codnor Park. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1852
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1852

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Greasley, Nottinghamshire
  • Selston with Underwood and Westwood, Nottinghamshire

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

IRONVILLE, a village in Alfreton parish, Derby; and a chapelry partly also in Pentrich parish and Codnor-Park extra-parochial tract, Derby, and Selston parish, Notts. The village stands at the end of the Pinxton canal, close to the Erewash canal, ½ a mile N of Codnor-Park r. station, and 3½ SE of Alfreton; has a post office under Alfreton, a weekly market on Saturday, and an artists’ and mechanics’ library; and publishes a weekly newspaper. The chapelry was constituted in 1850. Pop. in 1861, 2,293. Houses, 419. Pop. of the Alfreton portion, 1,508; of the Pentrich portion, 84; of the Codnor-Park portion, 614. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in iron works. The living is a Vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, Francis Wright, Esq. The church was built in 1852, by the Butterley Iron company; and consists of nave, transepts, and chancel, with a tower. There are large national and infant schools, and a new cemetery of about 1½ acre.

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

Parish Records – FamilySearch

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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

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


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)

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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


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

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