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

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

Marriages

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 - Archive.org

Smalley Derbyshire Marriages 1624 to 1837 - UK Genealogy Archives

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Smalley, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Smalley, 1654-1868 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Smalley (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Smalley, parish registers, 1935-1994 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Smalley (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Marriages at Smalley, 1624-1837 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Smalley (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Smalley, 1626-1985 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Smalley (Derbyshire)

Smalley births, christenings, and burials, 1623-1900 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Smalley (Derbyshire)

Transcript of christenings register, 1813-1854, Smalley, Derbyshire, England Author: Norman, Bertram William Tuff, 1880-1959

Parish printout of Smalley, Derbyshire, England

Cemeteries

Memorial inscriptions in the churchyard and church of St. John the Baptist, Smalley, Derbyshire Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

Memorial inscriptions of the Baptist Chapel, Smalley, Derbyshire Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

Church History

The Church of St. John the Baptist, Smalley : a short history Author: Copestake, Rene; Eyre, Ivan; Fletcher, Elizabeth

Smalley Baptist Church, 1785-1985 Author: Booth, J. J.

History

Footsteps through Smalley Author: Crofts, Joyce; Read, Joseph

Smalley in the county of Derby, its history and legends Author: Kerry, Charles

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Smalley, Richardson Endowed School, admission registers, 1873-1968 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

Administration

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