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Dalbury with Lees



  • The parish was in the Repton sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.

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

Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1960
1891 R.G. 12 / 2197


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Dalbury with Lees 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 seats 129.

  • Mike BARDILL has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2006.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1545 for all entries.

  • The London Family History Centre has the parish registers for 1545 thru 1982 on microfilm. They also have the Bishop's transcripts for 1676 thru 1874.

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Longford.

  • The Primitive Methodists had a chapel here before 1891.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Repton sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Dalbury with Lees which are provided by:
"DALBURY, (or Dalbury with Lees) a parish in the hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Burton-on-Trent, the same distance S.W. of Derby, and 3½ N. of Egginton station."

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

The Radbourne Brook flows through the parish.



Historical Geography

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



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK264344 (Lat/Lon: 52.906369, -1.608924), Dalbury with Lees which are provided by:

Names, Geographical

  • "Dalbury" is from the Old Norse deity named "Delingr." The village is referred to twice in the 1086 Domesday Book; once as Delbebi, and once as Dellingeberie.

Politics and Government

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

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

  • You may contact the Dalbury Lees Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed to assist with family history searches.

  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Derby petty session hearings every Friday.

  • The London Family History Centre has the Churchwardens Accounts for 1852 thru 1916.

  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms, the parish joined the Burtton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.