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Ashleyhay, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Ashleyhay, a township in Wirksworth parish, Derbyshire, 1 mile SE of Wirksworth station on the M.R. Wirksworth is the post town. Area, 1393 acres; population, 173. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists,

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 
Civil parishWiricsworth 
Poor Law unionBelper 

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 Ashleyhay from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Ashleyhay 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:

DistrictAmber Valley
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE4
Post TownMatlock