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Yeaveley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Yeaveley, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Shirley parish, Derbyshire. The township lies 4 miles S by E of Ashborne station on the North Stafford railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Ashborne. Acreage, 1378; population, 172. The ecclesiastical parish includes Stydd liberty. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £79 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Shirley. The church was built in 1840, is in the Early English style, and consists of nave and tower. There is a Congregational 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 
Civil parishShirley 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yeaveley 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 Yeaveley 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:

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne