Dethick Lea and Halloway, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

DETHWICK-LEA, a chapelry, in the parish of Ashover, union of Belper, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (S. E. by E.) from Matlock containing with, the hamlet of Holloway. The joint township of Dethwick, Lea, and Holloway, comprises 2110 acres of land. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Unitarians. [1]


Civil Registration

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Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Dethick Lea and Holloway St John the Baptist . Dethick and Lea were orignally a chapelry in Ashover, Derbyshire parish and Baptisms 1754-1847 will be found within the Ashover, Derbyshire parish register of baptisms. It became a separate parish in 1901 with the addition of Holloway part of Crich, Derbyshire Parish.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D3393 & D 253 has deposited registers Bap 1754-1900 Mar 1757, 1899-2004 Burials 1911-2006 Banns 1899-1953

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Non Conformist Churches

Census records


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Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Derbyshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Poor Law Unions

Belper Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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Web sites

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 32-46. Date accessed: 15 April 2013.