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Edlaston, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Edlaston, a village and a parish in Derbyshire, 2½ miles S of Ashborne town and railway station. Post town, Ashborne. The hamlet of Wyaston is included in this parish. Acreage, 1379; population, 183. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £183 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Southwell. The church is very old, but the interior has been restored. The churchyard has one of the finest and most symmetrical yew trees in the diocese. There is a small 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 parishEdlaston St. James 

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 Edlaston from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictDerbyshire Dales
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne