Norton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Norton, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Norton St James Derbyshire
|County||Derbyshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Chesterfield|
|Registration District||Ecclesall Bierlow|
|Parish registers: 1559|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1659|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Norton, St. James, an Ancient Parish, in the union of Ecclesall-Bierlowin, county Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Backmoor, Greenhill, Hemsworth, Maugerhay, Norton Lees, and Woodseats. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Unitarians.
It also contains the extra-parochial tract of Beauchief-Abbey.
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]
Norton, Derbyshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP= FindMyPast - (£)|
|Norton St James Parish Online Records|
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1882 Mar 1668-1836 Burials 1668-1868 Missing Bap & Bur 1859-1862, 1871,1874,1880
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
- 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]
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]
Norton on GENUKI