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Cubley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Cubley, a parish in Derbyshire, on an affluent of the river Dove, 5 miles from Sudbury station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 6 S of Ashborne. It has a post office under Derby; money order and telegraph office, Sudbury. The parish contains the villages of Great and Little Cubley. Acreage, 2388; population, 285. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell, united with Marston-Montgomery; joint value, £400 with residence. The church is partly Norman and good, and has a lofty tower which was restored in 1874. The church was reseated in 1885. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishCubley St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionUttoxeter 

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.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cubley 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

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