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].

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

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

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

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