Kirk Langley Derbyshire Family History Guide

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

Other places in the parish include: Meynell Langley. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kedleston
  • Dalbury
  • Mackworth
  • Muggington
  • Radbourne
  • Trusley
  • Brailsford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KIRK-LANGLEY, a township and a parish in Belper district, Derbyshire. The township lies 4½ miles NW by W of Derby r. station, and has a post office under Derby. The parish contains also the township of Meynell-Langley, and comprises 2,900 acres. Real property, £4,314. Pop., 648. Houses, 132. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Godfrey Meynell, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £400.  Patron, G. Meynell, Esq. The church is ancient; was repaired in 1840; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with low embattled tower; and contains monuments of the Meynells. There are a national school, and charities £14.

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 Langley Derbyshire Marriages 1654-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


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