Youlgreave is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. StantonMiddleton and Smerrill, and Birchover are chapelries of Youlgreave. 

Alternative names: Youlgreave with Middleton

Other places in the parish include: Youlgreave with Alport and Gratton. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YOULGREAVE, a township and a parish in Bakewell district, Derby. The township lies 4½ miles SSW of Bakewell r. station; contains a village of its own name; and has a post-office under Bakewell. Real property, £6,189; of which £1,291 are in mines. Pop., 1,230. Houses, 264. The manor belongs to the Duke of Rutland. The parish contains six other townships, and comprises 12,200 acres. Pop., 3,738. Houses, 838. The property is much subdivided. Lombardale Hall is. the seat of the Bateman family, and contains a large museum of local antiquities. There are, in the parish, a complete Druidical circle and many barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £210. Pattron the Duke of Devonshire. The church is ancient. The rectory of Elton and the vicarage of Winster are separate benefices. There are four dissenting chapels, a reading room, and an endowed school with £25 a year.

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

Parish Records – FamilySearch

FamilySearch Catalog – Free


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

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


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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Bakewell
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Bakewell
Poor Law Union: Bakewell
Hundred: High Peake; Wirksworth
Province: Canterbury

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