Chesterfield Holy Trinity, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Guide to Chesterfield Holy Trinity, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chesterfield Holy Trinity, Derbyshire
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Chesterfield Holy Trinity Derbyshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Scarsdale
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chesterfield
Registration District Chesterfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1838
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Chesterfield
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CHESTERFIELD (All Saints), a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby; comprising the incorporated market-town of Chesterfield, which has a separate jurisdiction, and the townships of Calow, Hasland,Newbold with Dunstan, Tapton, Temple-Normanton, and Walton. Portions of the hamlets of Walton and Newbold, and the contiguous parts of the parish of Brampton, have been consolidated as a district to the new church of St. Thomas, Brampton. In 1838, a church was built and dedicated to the Holy Trinity. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Chesterfield Holy Trinity parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers - How to Use this Collection
Chesterfield Holy Trinity Parish Online Records


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Chesterfield Holy Trinity was originally a chapel of ease to Chesterfield, Derbyshire Genealogy which was licensed for baptisms and burials in 1838 and became a district church in 1841 for the Newbold area. It was licensed for marriages in 1853 and created as a parish in 1867. 

Derbyshire Record Office reference D935 has deposited registers Bap 1838-1983 Mar 1854-1978 Burials 1839-1900,1907-1940 Banns 1963-1989

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.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Chesterfield, but the exact parish has not been identified:

  • Baptist
  • Presbyterian
  • Roman Catholic
  • Sandemanian
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chesterfield Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Chesterfield on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 576-586. Date accessed: 24 June 2013.