Wilne with Draycott, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Wilne with Draycott

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

Wilne with Draycott, Derbyshire
Church Wilne St Chad Derbyshire.jpg
Church Wilne St Chad Derbyshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morlestone and Litchurch
County Derbyshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Shardlow
Registration District Shardlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1540
Bishop's Transcripts: 1675; Separate records exist for Draycott beginning 1804
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stanton by Bridge
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Sawley
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WILNE (St. Chad), a parish, in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 7¾ miles (S. E.) from Derby. It includes the liberties of Draycott and Church Wilne, the hamlet of Hopwell, the parochial chapelry of Breaston, and part of Risley, created in 1822 from Sawley, Derbyshire Genealogy Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Church Wilne, Little Wilne, Draycott, Draycott and Church Wilne, and Hopwell. The earlier townships associated of Breaston, Derbyshire Genealogy and Risley, Derbyshire Genealogy were no longer associated with the chapelry after 1719.[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.

The civil registration name is Draycott and Church Wilne.

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]

Wilne with Draycott parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers - How to Use this Collection
Wilne with Draycott St Chad (1540) Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG None None 1540-1837 None None None

Derbyshire Record Office reference D2512 has deposited registers Bap 1540-1993 Mar 1542-2004 (but marriage entiries for 1803-1807 are missing Burial 1543-1948 Banns 1819-1897, 1924- 1949

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1675-1882 Mar 1675-1863 Burials 1675-1882 Missing all records for 1841, 1859. Missing 1875,1877 Bap & Bur

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • General Baptist
  • Methodist New Connexion
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist

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]

Wilne on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed: 25 June 2103.