Thorpe Derbyshire Family History Guide

Thorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hanson Grange.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ilam
  • Fenny Bentley
  • Alstonfield
  • Tissington
  • Blore Ray
  • Alsop en le Dale
  • Parwich
  • Okeover
  • Ashbourne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THORPE, a parish in Ashborne district, Derby; on the river Dove, 3 miles N by W of Ashborne r. station. It has a post-office under Ashborne. Acres, 1,400. Real property, £2,527. Pop., 204. Houses, 43. The manor belongs to T. B. Adderley, Esq. The scenery is romantic, and is much visited by tourists. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £144. Patron, the Bishop of L. The church is old, and has a Norman tower.

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