Smalley Derbyshire Family History Guide

Smalley is a chapelry of Morley Ancient Parish in Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1624
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: General Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Morley
  • Heanor
  • Kirk Hallam
  • Codnor and Loscoe
  • Horsley
  • Cotmanhay
  • Denby
  • Stanley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SMALLEY, a township-chapelry, with a village, in Morley parish, Derby; 2½ miles E of Coxbench r. station, and 4 WNW of Ilkeston. It has a post-office under Derby. Acres, 1,578. Real property, £3,059. Pop., 721. Houses, 159. The property is divided among a few. The manor-house is the residence of J. Radford, Esq.; and Kidsley Park belongs to W. D. Lowe, Esq. The living is annexed to Morley. The church was restored and enlarged in 1863. There are a Baptist meeting-house, a national school for girls, a well endowed boys' school, and charities of £40 per annum to poor old colliers.

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

Smalley Derbyshire Marriages 1624 to 1837 -

Smalley Derbyshire Marriages 1624 to 1837 - UK Genealogy Archives


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