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Dalbury, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Dalbury, a township and a parish in Derbyshire, on an affluent of the river Dove, 4 miles NNW of Egginton railway station, and 5½ SW by W of Derby. There is a post office called Dalbury Lees under Derby; money order and telegraph office, Brailsford. The township includes Lees. Acreage, 1192; population, 177. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £195 with residence. The churcL is old but good, and contains some richly stained windows. There is a mission room and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishDalbury All Saints 
HundredAppletree 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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 Dalbury 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 Dalbury 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:

DistrictSouth Derbyshire
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne