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Kirk Ireton Derbyshire Family History Guide

Kirk Ireton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Blackwall and Ireton Wood. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1572
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hognaston
  • Wirksworth

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

IRETON (Kirk), a township in Ashborne district, and a parish partly also in Belper district, Derby. The township lies 1½ mile NW of Idridgehay r. station, and 5½ WNW of Belper; and has a post office under Wirksworth. Real property, £3,182. Pop., 515. Houses, 130. The parish contains also the township of Ireton-Wood, and comprises 2,290 acres. Real property, £4,472. Pop., 671. Houses, 163. The manor belongs to Peter Arkwright, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £400. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The Church is partly Norman; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with embattled tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and an endowed school.

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


Kirk Ireton Derbyshire Marriages 1572-1798 - UK Genealogy Archives


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