Long Eaton, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Long Eaton, Derbyshire
Long Eaton St Lawrence Derbyshire.jpg
Long Eaton St Lawrence Derbyshire
Type Ecclesastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morlestone and Litchurch
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Shardlow
Registration District Shardlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1813
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ockbrook
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Sawley
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Long Eaton St Laurence was formed originally as a chapelry in Sawley, Derbyshire parish. It became a separate Ecclesiastical parish in 1864. Part of the parish in 1923 formed Long Eaton St John Parish.

EATON, LONG, a chapelry, in the parishof Sawley, union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 6¼ miles (N.) from Kegworth; There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

EATON (Long), a township-chapelry in Sawley parish, Derby; at the verge of the county, on the Erewash river and canal, and on the Erewash Valley railway, 8 miles SW by W of Nottingham. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Nottingham. There are three dissenting chapels.[2].

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]

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Long Eaton St Lawrence(1864) Parish Online Records


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FS PR's 1816-1816   NONE

Previously a chapelry in Sawley, Derbyshire parish seperate registers commence in 1813 and the parish was formed in 1865

Derbyshire Record Office reference  D3400 has deposited registers Bap 1813-2000 Mar 1838-1997 Burials 1839-1882 Banns 1945-1948, 1958-1966

Long Eaton St John was formed as a parish in 1923 and a small part of  Sandiacre, Derbyshire parish was added in 1929

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 6878 has deposited registers Bap 1920-1968 Banns  1901-2000

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]
  • Wesleyan Methodist
  • United Methodist
  • General Baptist
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Baptist
  • Independent
  • Metodist
  • Free Baptist
  • Free Evangelical

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]

Shardlow 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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

Long Eaton on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 101-104. Date accessed: 10 May 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. DAte accessed: 29 June 2103.