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Wardlow, Derbyshire Genealogy

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


Wardlow Good Shepherd

Parish History[edit | edit source]

The township of Wardlow was originally divided between the parishes of  Great Longstone, Derbyshire and Hope, Derbyshire The part within Hope, Derbyshire transferred to form the chapelry and later parish of Bradwell in 1868. The chapel of ease of Good Shepherd was built in 1873 and licensed for baptisms in that year; the churchyard burials began in 1876.

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]

Wardlow Good Shepherd

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 2373 has deposited registers Bap 1873-1881  Burials 1876-1992

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

Probate records
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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
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Websites[edit | edit source]