"KIRK HALLAM, a parish in the hundreds of Appletree and Morleston, county Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Derby. It is situated on a branch of the Erewash canal, and contains the township of Mapperley. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield, value £280. The church, which is dedicated to All Saints, stands in the hundred of Morleston. The charities produce about £6 per annum."