"BREADSALL is a parish (having no dependent township) in the hundred of Appletree, though locally situate in that of Morleston and Litchurch; about three miles N.N.E. from Derby, and the like distances. S.S.E. from Duffield. The church, which is dedicated to All Saints, is a large and handsome edifice, with a lofty needle spire, which forms a prominent object for a considerable distance around."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
The parish lies 145 miles north of London and covers 2,300 acres.
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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).
You may contact the local Breadsall Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed or funded to provide family history searches. Their web site does give access to information about local clubs and the village hall. At last check (2012), the local history page was incomplete.