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Mackworth Derbyshire Family History Guide

Mackworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Markeaton and Markheaton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1611
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kedleston
  • Allestree
  • Quarndon
  • Darley Abbey
  • Mickleover
  • Kirk Langley
  • Derby St Werburgh
  • Radbourne
  • Derby St Alkmund

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MACKWORTH, a township and a parish in Belper district, Derbyshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Derwent, 3 miles WNW of Derby r. station; contains remains of a fine old gateway, formerly an entrance to Mackworth Castle, belonging to Lord Scarsdale; and has a post office under Derby. Real property, £2,984. Pop., 278. Houses, 53. The parish contains also the township of Markheaton, and comprises 3,400 acres. Real property, £7,819. Pop., 525. Houses, 95. The property is divided among a few. The manors, with Markheaton Hall, belong to W. Mundy, Esq. Thornhill is the seat of Miss E. Trowell. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £155. Patron, W Mundy, Esq. The church is decorated English; consists of nave, aisles, and deep chancel, with fine tower and octagonal spire; was restored in 1851; has a memorial E window to F. N. Mundy, Esq.; and contains a modern font of Caen stone. There are a parochial school, and charities £35.

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

Mackworth Derbyshire Marriages 1603 to 1812 -

Mackworth Derbyshire Marriages 1603 to 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