Spondon, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Spondon, Derbyshire
St Werburgs Spondon Derbyshire.jpg
St Werburgs Spondon Derbyshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Appletree
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Shardlow
Registration District Shardlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ockbrook
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]

Spondon St Werburgh is an Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.

SPONDON (St. Mary), an ancient parish, in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 3½ miles (E. by S.) from Derby. There are places of worship for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists.[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.

Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).

Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
E-mail: registeroffice@derby.gov.uk

Church records[edit | edit source]

Spondon St Werburgh included the chapelry of Stanley, Derbyshire Genealogy

Spondon parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers - How to Use this Collection
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[2]
SPONDON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FSPR
1653-1912
None
1654-1912
None
1653-1910
None
PRTS 1654-1826
1654-1754
1654-1812

Derbyshire Record Office reference D2990 has deposited registers Bap 1653-1981 Mar 1653-1976 Burials 1653-1922 Banns 1931-1945, 1948-1968, 1978-1986

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1661-1862 Mar 1661-1837 Burials 1661-1862

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

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]

Shardlow 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]

Spondon on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 159-164. Date accessed: 26 June 2103.
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.