Alderwasley Church

Alderwasley Parish Church was built for parishioners in the grounds of Alderwasley Hall by the Hurt family in 1850.

Photographs courtesy Elizabeth Bunting

Alderwasley Church

Alderwasley Church

Alderwasley Church

Alderwasley Church

Inside the gas-lit church

Alderwasley Church ladies

Alderwasley Church Sewing Party c 1910

Villagers were interred at the nearby cemetery beside St Margaret's Chapel (which now acts as the Village Hall). Beside the chapel is the private cemetery of the Hurt family.

For further information on the chapel click on the link: HISTORY OF ST MARGARET'S CHAPEL.

Alderwasley Cemetery

Alderwasley Cemetery with St Margaret's Chapel in the background

Alderwasley Cemetery

Alderwasley Cemetery with St Margaret's Chapel alongside

Alderwasley Chapel Box 1819

Wooden chest with metal side handles and plaque: Alderwasley Chapel 1819

Memorials inside Alderwasley Church

Photographs courtesy Peter Patilla

Hurt memorial in Alderwasley Church

The Royal Welch Fusiliers was one of the oldest infantry regiments.
As such they continued to use the archaic spelling of Welch instead of Welsh

Hurt memorial in Alderswasley Church

Hurt memorial in Alderswasley Church

Hurt memorial in Alderswasley Church

Faided plaque in the side chapel

Hurt memorial in Alderswasley Church

Hurt family photo

Framed photograph of Francis Richard and Henry Francis HURT

organist plaque Alderwasley Church

organist plaque Alderwasley Church

Plaques to past organists

Framed photo in Alderwasley Church

Composite framed photo

WW1 Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour to local men who served during WW1

For more information on the Roll of Honour names: Alderwasley Roll of Honour

More Alderwasley photographs : Alderwasley Photo Album

Hurt presentation bible 1851 : Hurt Bible

The Hurt family of Alderwasley Hall: History of the Hurt Family

Photographs of Hurt's 1853 Crich Stand: Crich Stand 1853