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Parish History


Derby St Peter is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Derbyshire. Normanton, Derbyshire is a chapelry of Derby St Peter. Other places in the parish include: Derby Holy Trinity, Litchurch, and Derby Christ Church. The parochial church is ancient, but of uncertain date. There are places of worship for General and Particular Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans (New and Old Connexion), Swedenborgians, and Unitarians; and a Roman Catholic chapel, erected in 1839. [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

DERBY, St Peter by 1870 comprised the following chapels and chapelries:

Other Derby township chapels and chapelries were associated with St Peter's by proximity as follows:

There are places of worship for General and Particular Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans (New and Old Connexion) Methodist, New Jerusalemite, Presbyterian, Swedenborgians, and Unitarians; and a Roman Catholic chapel, erected in 1839. The Roman Catholics have also built a handsome structure as a residence for the Sisters of Mercy, and for a chapel and schools. A general cemetery was opened in 1843.

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.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1792 has deposited registers Bap 1558-1955 Mar 1558-1968 Burials 1558-1855 Banns 1836-1857, 1882-1965

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches 

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 241300.


Poor Law Unions

Derby 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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Web sites

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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 32-46. Date accessed: 30 June 2103.

 

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