Longford, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Longford, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Longford St Chad Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Ashbourne|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1661|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Longford St Chad is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Hollington, Hungry Bentley, Longford with Nether Thurvaston, and Rodsley.
LONGFORD (St. Chad), a parish, in the hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby with the townships of Alkmonton and Hollington, the liberty of Hungry-Bentley, and the hamlet of Rodsley. A chapel of ease was lately built at Alkmonton. 
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.
Longford 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|
|Longford St Chad (1538) Parish Online Records|
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England 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
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
- Primitive Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
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
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Longford on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 170-172. Date accessed: 10 May 2013.