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Radbourne, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Radbourne, a parish in Derbyshire, 5 miles W of Derby station on the G.N.R. It has a post office under Derby; money order office, Kirk Langley; telegraph office, Mickleover. Acreage, 2182; population, 367. Radbourne Hall is the seat of the Chandos-Pole family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £353 with residence. The church was restored and beautified in 1883, is in the Early English style, and consists of nave, N aisle, and chancel, with pinnacled tower; and contains an ancient font, curious oak-carving, and some splendid ancient monuments.

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 parishRadbourn St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Radbourne 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 Radbourne 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
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne