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Matlock Bank, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Matlock Bank, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1886 from Matlock parish, Derbyshire, near Matlock Bridge. It I has large hydropathic establishments, delightfully situated, and containing excellent accommodation. Population, 2743. The living of All Saints is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £103. Patron, the Bishop. The church,. built in 1884, is in the Early Gothic style. There are also Congregational, Primitive Methodist, Wesleyan, and Roman Catholic chapels, and a meeting-house for the Society of Friends.

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

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.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Matlock Bank are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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