Tansley, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Tansley, Derbyshire
Tansley Holy Trinity Derbyshire.jpg
Tansley Holy Trinity Derbyshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirksworth
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Bakewell
Registration District Bakewell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1840
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ashover
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Tansley, Holy Trinity, is an parish and hamlet in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1840 from Crich, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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]

Tansley 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
Tansley Holy Trinity (1840) Parish Online Records


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FS PR's 1890-1912

Tansley Holy Trinity The township was originally in Crich, Derbyshire parish but was formed as a separate parish in 1854.  In 1855 transferred from Matlock, Derbyshire Riber, Matlock Cliff and Lumsdale.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D3395 has deposited registers Bap 1840-1996 Mar 1841-200 Burials 1840-1990 Banns 1864-1994

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1839-1878 Mar none Burials 1840-1878

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

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]

Bakewell 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]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Tansley on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 297-300. Date accessed: 25 June 2013.