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  • The parish was in the Ashbourne sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District until 1901.

  • Prior to the 1911 census, the parish was reassigned to the Brassington sub-district of the Ashbourne Registration District until 1901.

  • Check for census records at Wirksworth.org.

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

Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2519 & 2521
1891 R.G. 12 / 2751 & 2753


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Hulland 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 Christ.

  • The church was built in 1838.

  • The church seats 273.

  • Mike FOWKES has a photograph of Christ Church on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2006.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register daes from 1838.

  • The churh was in the rural deanery of Ashborne.

  • We have a pop-up window of Parish Register burials partially extracted into a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.

  • By 1891 the Wesleyan Methodists had a chapel here.

  • By 1891 the Primitive Methodists had three chapels here.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Hulland which are provided by:
"HULLAND, a township and ecclesiastical district in the parish of Ashbourne, hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 5 miles N.E. of Ashbourne, its post town, and 6 W. of the Belper and Duffield railway stations. The village, which is small, is situated on rising ground. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in dairy farming."

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



Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Hulland 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 SK249474 (Lat/Lon: 53.023300, -1.630230), Hulland which are provided by:

Military History

  • The Traces of War website tells us that Christ Church's churchyard has 1 Commonwealth War Grave from World War I and 1 from World War II.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient Township in Ashbourne parish in Derby county and it became a seperate, modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.

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

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • The Common Land was enclosed here in 1773.

  • 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.