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Chaddesden, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Chaddesden, a parish in Derbyshire, adjacent to the Derby Canal and the M.R., 2 miles E of Derby, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Spon-don. Acreage, 2175; population, 682. Ghaddesden Hall is the seat of the Wilmot family. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £87 with residence. There are a Wesleyan chapel and six almshouses.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishChaddesden St. Mary 
Poor Law unionShardlow 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Chaddesden 1718-1812, Derbyshire is available to browse online., 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.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chaddesden 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 Chaddesden 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:

CountyCity of Derby
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE21
Post TownDerby