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Barlow is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1724 from Staveley, Derbyshire Ancient Parish.
For researchers, here is an important 19th century historical perspective:
BARLOW, a chapelry, in the parish of Staveley, union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 3¾ miles (N. W. by W.) from Chesterfield.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241298. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Barlow parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Barlow St Lawrence (1573) Parish Online Records|
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Derbyshire Record Office reference D975 has deposited registers Bap 1573- 1939 Mar 1573-1942 Burials 1573-1900 Banns 1754-1799, 1824-1940
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1864Mar 1668-1837 Burials 1668-1864
To find the names of neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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.
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.
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