Middleton and Smerrill Derbyshire Family History Guide

Middleton and Smerrill is a chapelry of Youlgreave Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Smerrill and Smerril.

Alternative names: Middleton, Middleton by Youlgreave

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hartington
  • Youlgreave
  • Earl Sterndale
  • Biggin
  • Monyash

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MIDDLETON, a township, conjoint with Smerril, in Youlgreave parish, Derby; 5 miles SSW of Bakewell. Acres, 2,300. Real property, £3,115. Pop., 244. Houses, 50. Lombardale Hall is the seat of the Batemans; and was the residence of the late T. Bateman, Esq., who investigated the antiquities of the county, and formed a large museum. Arborlowes Ring is a complete Druidical circle; and there are many barrows, in which Celtic relics have been found. A chapel of ease was built in 1865; and there is a dissenting chapel, built by the late T. Bateman, Esq.

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: Bakewell
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Bakewell
Poor Law Union: Bakewell
Hundred: Wirksworth
Province: Canterbury