Littleover Derbyshire Family History Guide

Littleover is a chapelry of Mickleover Ancient Parish in Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1680
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: General Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Normanton
  • Findern
  • Mickleover
  • Derby St Werburgh
  • Twyford and Stenson

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LITTLEOVER, a village and a township-chapelry in Mickleover parish, Derbyshire. The village stands near Ryknield-street, 2 miles SW by W of Derby; is a straggling place; and has a post office under Derby. The chapelry includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £4,333. Pop. in 1851, 551; in 1861, 604. Houses, 131. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value and patron, not reported. The church is old; was restored in 1858; consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with a belfry; and contains a handsome monument to Sir Richard Harpur.

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


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