Kirk Langley, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Kirk Langley, Derbyshire
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Kirk Langley Derbyshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morlestone and Litchurch
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Belper
Registration District Belper
Records begin
Parish registers: 1654
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Radbourne
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]

Kirk Langley St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Meynell Langley.

LANGLEY, KIRK (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Belper, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 4¾ miles (W. N. W.) from Derby, on the road to Ashbourn with the township of Meynell-Langley. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship. [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]

Kirk Langley 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
Kirk Langley St Michael (1654) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FS PR's 1895-1912
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1886-1912
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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]

Primitive 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.


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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Belper Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

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]

Kirk Langely on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis. Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 23-25. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.