Winster, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Winster, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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|Poor Law Union||Bakewell|
|Parish registers: 1674|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1663|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Hartington|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
WINSTER, a township-chapelry, with a small decayed town, in Youlgreave parish, Derbyshire. There are also two Methodist chapels.
WINSTER, a market-town andchapelry, in the parish of Youlgrave, union of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 4½ miles (W. by N.) from Matlock, and 145 (N. N. W.) from London. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have each a place of worship. 
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]
Winster parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FREG = FreeReg.org.uk|
|FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Winster St John the Baptist (1674) Parish Online Records|
Winster St John the Baptist formerly a chapelry of Youlgreave, Derbyshire became a parish in 1866.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D776 has deposited registers Bap 1674-1772, 1752-1900 Mar 1681-1742,1752-1980 Burial 1724-1742,1752-1946 Banns 1754-1783, 1853-1974
Transcript of the earliest year register for 1633-1672 which was missing for many years can be viewed on microfilm at the Derbyshire Record Office.
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1663-1877Mar 1663-1836 Burials 1663-1877 Damaged transcripts for 1813 Bap& Bur 1837-1838,1853-1854, 1865, 1876
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Primitive Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist Reform
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]
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]
Winster on GENUKI