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Stanley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Stanley, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Spondon parish, Derbyshire, 6 miles NE of Derby, and half a mile from West Hallam station on the G.N.R., with a post office under Derby; money order office, Smalley; telegraph office, West Hallam (R.S.) Acreage, 1129; population, 1001. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Coal is worked, and bricks are made. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £140 with residence. Patron, the Bishop. The church is a small ancient building, and was restored and partially rebuilt in 1875. It consists of chancel, nave, vestry, and a bell-turret. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels and a church mission-room.

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 parishStanley St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionShardlow 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stanley 1754-1812, Derbyshire is available to browse online.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stanley 1754-1837, 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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stanley 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 Stanley 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