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Guide to '''Matlock, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Matlock, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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=== Parish History ===
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== Parish History ==
  
 
Matlock is an '''Ancient Parish''' in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Matlock Bridge, Matlock Bank, Riber, and Starkholmes.  
 
Matlock is an '''Ancient Parish''' in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Matlock Bridge, Matlock Bank, Riber, and Starkholmes.  
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MATLOCK (St. Giles), a '''parish''', in the union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 17½ miles (N. by W.) from Derby. This place, which was formerly called Mesterford or Metesford. There are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51139#s25 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848), pp. 271-277. Date accessed: 29 June 2013. </ref>.  
 
MATLOCK (St. Giles), a '''parish''', in the union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 17½ miles (N. by W.) from Derby. This place, which was formerly called Mesterford or Metesford. There are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51139#s25 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848), pp. 271-277. Date accessed: 29 June 2013. </ref>.  
  
=== Resources ===
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== Resources ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
  
 
Matlock parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:  
 
Matlock parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:  
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===== Non-Conformist Churches<br> =====
 
  
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images
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[[Bakewell Poor Law Union, Derbyshire]]  
 
[[Bakewell Poor Law Union, Derbyshire]]  
  
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Derbyshire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Derbyshire Probate Records|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.  
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Revision as of 14:44, 8 April 2021

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

Matlock, Derbyshire
Matlock St Giles Derbyshire.jpg
Matlock St Giles Derbyshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirksworth
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Bakewell
Registration District Bakewell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1637
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ashover
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Matlock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Matlock Bridge, Matlock Bank, Riber, and Starkholmes.

MATLOCK (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 17½ miles (N. by W.) from Derby. This place, which was formerly called Mesterford or Metesford. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[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.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Matlock 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
Matlock St Giles (1637) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1637-1912   NONE
1637-1912
  NONE
1637-1912
  NONE


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 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]

Bakewell Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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]

Matlock on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 271-277. Date accessed: 29 June 2013.