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Mellor registers are held at DRO in Matlock - covering bapt 1629-1890; marr 1628-1775; bur 1624-1909

Mellor was originally a Chapelry of Glossop & included Ludworth.  Part was transferred to New Mills parish in 1831.  Mellor became a separate parish in 1859.  In 1935 Mellor was transferred to Cheshire but remains in the Diocese of Derby. It is now part of Greater Manchester.

Waller only

Wild only

includes Mellor

1662 - 70

1662 - 70

Bowden Middlecale & District


includes Ludworth

To find out what it was like growing up in Mellor, visit Geoff Heath`s site at:

You will also find pictures of Mellor on his site at:

A transcript of the 1841 census for Mellor can be found on Liz Sparkes website.