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Bridge Hill, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Bridge-Hill, an ecclesiastical parish formed from Belper parish, Derbyshire, near the river Derwent and the M.R., and part of the town of Belper. It was constituted in 1845. Post town, Belper. Population, 2873. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; value, £230. The church is in the Early English style, and was built in 1849.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Poor Law unionDuffield 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bridge Hill from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: