Parish/Chapelry:  Appleby

A Topographical Dictionary of England:  by Samuel Lewis, 1831

APPLEBY, a parish partly in the hundred of Repton and Gresley, county of Derby, but chiefly in the hundred of Sparkenhoe, county of Leicester, 5 3/4 miles (S.W. by S.) from Ashby de la Zouch, containing 1781 inhabitants.  The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Leicester, rated in the king's books at £20. 9. 4 1/2., and in the patronage of Thomas Wilks, Esq.  The church, which is in Leicestershire, is dedicated to St Michael.  This parish is in honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas, held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s.


Dates of original CofE registers in the DRO: Mostly Sparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, part Repton and Gresley Hundred; Ashby de la Zouch Union, all transferred to Leicestershire 1897.


Dates of I.G.I.: 1570-1876

Dates of copies of registers at Soc. Gen.: 1572-1906

Deposited original registers: 1573-1973

1837-1851 Registration District:  Asby-de-la-Zouch


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