Walton on Trent, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Walton on Trent, Derbyshire
St Laurence Church Walton-on-Trent .JPG
St Laurence Church Walton-on-Trent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Repton and Gresley
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Burton upon Trent
Registration District Burton upon Trent
Records begin
Parish registers: 1586
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hartshorn
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]

WALTON-UPON-TRENT, (St. John the Baptist) a parish, with a village, in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derbyshire.[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.

See Staffordshire BMD

Staffordshire BMD includes registered births for the Burton upon Trent Registration District . http://www.staffordshirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=staffordshire The registration district prior to 1937 included this parish. From 1937 onwards the Shardlow district was responsible. 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]

Walton on Trent St Lawrence was formerly a chapelry of Rosliston, Derbyshire

Walton on Trent 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
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[2]
Walton on Trent St Laurence later St John the Baptist (1586) Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PRTS 1586-1799

Derbyshire Record Office has deposited parish registers reference D 1129 Bap 1586-1712, 1725-1994 Mar 1586-1712, 1725-2002 Bur 1586-1712, 1725-1996 Banns 1760-1761, 1823-1996

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1663-1868Mar 1663-1836 Burials 1663-1865

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]

Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

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]

Walton on Trent on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870; Date accessed: 25 June 2103.
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.