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Bradley

Cemeteries

Census

  • The parish was in the Ashbourne sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District.

  • By 1911, the parish was re-assigned to the Brassington sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District.

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2521
1891 R.G. 12 / 2753

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bradley area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.

  • The church was built in the 14th century. It is the third church built on this site.

  • Two photographs of All Saints Church can be found on the Derbyshire photos site.

  • Martyn GLOVER provides a photograph of the Bradley Church and Hall on Geo-graph, taken in December 2006.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1579.

  • We have a partial extract of Parish Register burials in a pop-up window text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.

  • The London Family History Centre has the parish register for 1591 through 1981 on microfilm. They also have a microfilm of the transcript of baptisms from 1813 through 1874, which was created by the Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group.

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Ashborne.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Ashbourne sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District.

  • By 1911, the parish was re-assigned to the Brassington sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District.

Description and Travel

"BRADLEY, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 3 miles to the E. of Ashbourne, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £259, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, a small building of ancient date, is dedicated to All Saints. Bradley is one of the parishes which share in common the benefit of Gisborne's Charity, the annual produce of which is nearly £700. Bradley Park is not far from the village."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

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Directories

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bradley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK225458 (Lat/Lon: 53.009023, -1.666122), Bradley which are provided by:

Military Records

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in county Derby and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.

  • This parish was in the ancient Appletree Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • In April, 1934, this Civil Parish absorbed 49 acres from the abolition of Sturston Civil Parish.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Ashbourn petty session hearings.

  • With the passage of the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Ashbourn Poorlaw Union.