Normanton Derbyshire Family History Guide

Normanton is a chapelry of Derby St Peter Ancient Parish in Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1769 see also Derby St Peter
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1810

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Derby St Peter
  • Sinfin Moor
  • Derby St Werburgh
  • Barrow upon Trent
  • Osmaston by Derby
  • Littleover
  • Twyford and Stenson

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NORMANTON, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the Midland railway, adjacent to Ryknield-street, 2 miles S by W of Derby. It has a postal pillar under Derby. Acres, 1,362. Real property, £3,705. Pop., 437. Houses, 89. Normanton House is the residence of R. Sale, Esq.; Peartree House, of G. W. Fox, Esq.; and Little Overhill, of J. Haywood, Esq. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Derby, St. Peter, in the diocese of Lichfield. The church was rebuilt in 1862; is in the decorated English style; and consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with tower and spire. There are chapels for Independents and Primitive Methodists, and a national 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


Normanton Derbyshire Marriages 1769-1810 - UK Genealogy Archives


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