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Curbar, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Curbar, a village, a township, and a parish in Derbyshire, 4½ miles NE of Bakewell. Post town, Sheffield; money order and telegraph office, Calver. Area of township, 1153 acres; population, 336. The parish also comprises the townships of Calver and Froggatt; population, 790. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £241. Patron, the Vicar of Baslow. The church was built in 1868.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishBakewell 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionBakewell 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, 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 Curbar from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Curbar 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:

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtS32
Post TownHope Valley