Whittington, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Whittington, Derbyshire
Whittington St Bartholomew Derbyshire.jpg
Whittington St Bartholomew Derbyshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Scarsdale
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chesterfield
Registration District Chesterfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1650
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Brampton
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]

WHITTINGTON, a parish, in Chesterfield district, Derby, with two Methodist chapels.[1]

WHITTINGTON (St. Bartholomew,) a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2¼ miles (N.) from Chesterfield. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[2]

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]

Whittington 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
Wittington St Michael (1698) Parish Online Records


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FS PR's 1650-1912

Whittington St Bartholomew records suffered fire damage and baptisms, marriages and burials for 1813-1894, baptisms 1823-1863 are unavailable.  Derbyshire Record Office reference D2528 has deposited registers Bap 1650-1973 Mar 1687-1752, 1813-1977 Burial 1678-1928 Banns 1823-1863, 1895-1975

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1859 Mar 1668-1859 Burials 1668-1859 Transcript for 1813 for all events is missing.

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. 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]

Chesterfield Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Whittington on GENUKI

Fallen Heroes of New Whittington in WWI (St. Barnabas Church)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870. Date accessed: 25 June 2103.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 557-560. Date accessed: 27 May 2013.