Elton, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Elton, Derbyshire
Elton All Saints Derbyshire.jpg
Elton All Saints Derbyshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirksworth
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bakewell
Registration District Bakewell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1691
Bishop's Transcripts: 1682
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bakewell
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]

Elton All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1728 from chapelry in Youlgreave, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. ELTON, a chapelry, in theparish of Youlgrave, union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 1¼ mile (W.) from Winster. [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]

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers - How to Use this Collection
Elton St Margaret later St Mary (1728) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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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.

The parish was formed in 1866 and the deposited registers are fire damaged and fragmentary; the earliest has some scattered Bap and Bur for 1691-1739 

Derbyshire Record Office reference D777 has deposited registers Bap 1734-1962 Mar 1734-1770 1786-1789 1813-1982 Banns 1754-1770 Burial 1734-1812 1822-1968

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Primitive Methodist
  • 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]

Bakewell 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]

Elton on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 167-173.Date accessed: 15 April 2013.