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Burbage, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Burbage, a parish in Hartington, Upper Quarter, Derbyshire, 1 mile S of Buxton, under which there is a post, money order, and telegraph (R.S.O.) office. There are some large quarries. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 2635. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £240 with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Devonshire. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 Burbage 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:

DistrictHigh Peak
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtSK17
Post TownBuxton