IDRIDGEHAY & ALTON, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2518
1891 R.G. 12 / 2750
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"IDRIDGEHAY, a township in the parish of Wirksworth, hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 3 miles S. of Wirksworth, its post town, 10 N.W. of Derby, and 4 W. of the Belper railway station."

"ALLTON (also Alton), a township in the parish of Wirksworth and hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 2 miles to the S. of Wirksworth. It is now united with Idridgehay."

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

The parish is 136 miles north of London.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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Military History

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Military Records

There are three Commonwealth War Graves in St. James the Great's churchyard from World War II. They are for:

  1. Michael G. FERNAU, ldg. aircraftman, RAF Vol. Reserve, age 21, died 23 May 1941
  2. John R. WARREN, srgt., RAF Vol. Reserve, age 22, died 13 July 1942
  3. Nigel R. WHEATCROFT, flying officer, RAF Vol. Reserve, age 21, died 26 Nov. 1940
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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