Parwich, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Parwich, Derbyshire
Parwich St Peter Derbyshire.jpg
Parwich St Peter Derbyshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirksworth
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Ashbourne
Registration District Ashbourne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1640
Bishop's Transcripts: 1676
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wirksworth
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]

Parwich, St. Peter, an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1791 from  a chapelry in Ashbourne with Mapleton, Derbyshire Ecclesiastical Parish. [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]

Parwich 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
Parwich St Peter (1640) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1859-1881
  NONE
1776-1882
  NONE
1813-1912
  NONE

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1676-1855 Mar 1676-1835 Burials 1676-1857


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. 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]

Ashbourne Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

Probate record[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]

Parwich on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 535-537. Date accessed: 24 May 2013.