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Shirland, Derbyshire
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Shirland St Leonard Derbyshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Scarsdale
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Chesterfield PLU
Registration District Chesterfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Alfreton
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

SHIRLAND (St. Leonard), an ancient parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Alfreton. Other places in the parish include: Hallfield and Higham. [1]

Resources

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 FreeBMD.

Church records

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Shirland St Leonard (1695) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1661-1868 Mar 1661-1844 Burials 1661-1868 Missing Bap/Bur 1853-1855, 1858-1864

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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. The first film number is 241298.

Poor Law Unions

Chesterfield Poor Law Union, Derbyshire


Probate records

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 85-87. Date accessed: 13 May 2013.

 

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