Parish/Chapelry:  Kedleston

Adjoining Parishes:  Quarndon, Mackworth, Kirk Langley, Mugginton

A Topographical Dictionary of England:  by Samuel Lewis, 1831

KEDLESTON, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, county of Derby, 4 1/2 miles (N.W.) from Derby containing 109 inhabitants.  The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Derby, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, rated in the king's books at 3. 19.7., and in the patronage of Lord Scarsdale.  The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a Norman south door, and contains several ancient monuments of the Curzon family.  The poor of this parish are entitled to the benefit of the school at Quarndon.  Here is an endowment of 4 per annum, for apprenticing poor children, the gift of Mr. Baskerville.  The noble mansion of Lord Scarsdale, called Kedleston hall, was erected about 1765, from a design by Adam:  in the park is a sulphureous spring, with a convenient bath, the waters of which are considered serviceable in cutaneous and scorbutic disorders.


Dates of original CofE registers in the DRO:
All Saints, Appleton Hundred, Belper Union
baptisms:  1601-1979
marriages:  1601-1836, 1841-1982
banns of marriage:  1755-ca1816, 1886-1982
burials:  1600-1981


Dates of I.G.I.: 1597-1885

Dates of Bishops Transcripts (LRO): 1676-1869

Dates of copies of registers at Soc. Gen.:  1600-1837

Dates in Boyd's marriage index:  1600-1837

Dates of Pallot's Marriage Index:  1790-1837

Non-conformist records at PRO


Derbyshire Record Office, County Hall, Matock, DE4 3AG
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Other records at DRO:

Lichfield Record Office, The Friary, Lichfield, WS13 6QG
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The Public Record Office, at The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU
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Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Rd, London EC1M 7BA
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