Chilcote, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Chilcote, Derbyshire
Chilcote St Matthew Leicestershire.jpg
Chilcote St Matthew Leicestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Repton and Gresley
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Tamworth
Registration District Tamworth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1595; For more records see Clifton Campville (Staffordshire)
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Tutbury
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CHILCOTE, a chapelry, in the parish of Clifton Campville, union of Tamworth, hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, 6½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Ashby-de-la-Zouch. [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.

See Staffordshire BMD

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Chilcote St Matthew chapel of ease to Clifton Campville, Staffordshire

Chilcote parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers - How to Use this Collection[2]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1660-1786, 1805-1809, 1813-1856   NONE

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1595-2006 Mar 1595-1734 Bur 1595-1734
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1813-1860 Mar None Bur None Missing Bap 1853-1854, 1856

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use 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-Conformists Churches[edit | edit source]


Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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]

Tamworth Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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]

Chilcote on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 593-597. Date accessed: 03 May 2013.
  2. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.