Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire
Earl Sterndale St Michael Derbyshire.jpg
Earl Sterndale St Michael Derbyshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirksworth
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Bakewell
Registration District Bakewell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1765
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Buxton
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Hartington
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

STERNDALE, EARL, a chapelry, in the parish of Hartington, union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, N. division of the county of Derby, 5½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Buxton. [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]

Earl Sterndale parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

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Earl Sterndale Parish St Michael and All Angels (1763) Online Records


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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.

Earl Sterndale St Michael and All Angels Derbyshire Record Office reference D2382  has deposited registers Bap 1765-1882 Mar 1765-1963 Burial 1765-1923

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1800-1856 Mar 1800-1836 Burials 1800-1856.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Wesleyan Methodist

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]

Bakewell Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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]

Earl Sterndale on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 200-205. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.