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Kirk Hallam, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Hallam, Kirk, a township and a parish in Derbyshire. The township lies on the Nutbrook Canal, and near the boundary with Notts, 2 miles SW of Ilkeston railway station, and 8 ENE of Derby. Acreage, 755; population, 94. The parish includes also the township of Mapperley, and its post town and money order and telegraph office is Ilkeston (R.S.O.) The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £203 with residence. The church consists of nave and chancel, with porch and embattled tower, and was restored in 1844 The living of Mapperley is a separate benefice.

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 parishKirk Hallam All Saints 
Poor Law unionBelper 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Kirk Hallam 1700-1837, 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 Kirk Hallam 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 Kirk Hallam 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:

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE7
Post TownIlkeston