Dore, Derbyshire Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
== Parish History  ==

Revision as of 19:47, 12 December 2013

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Parish History

Dore Christ Church is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Dronfield, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Totley.

DORE, a chapelry, in the parish of Dronfield, union of Ecclesall-Bierlow, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 5 miles (S. W.) from Sheffield.[1]


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

To find the names of the 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

Dore includes the township of Totley and was originally a chapelry within Dronfield, Derbyshire but was formed as a parish in 1844.

Transferred to the city of Sheffield in 1928 and 1933 and became a part of Sheffield Diocese in 1975

Derbyshire Record Office reference D2441 has deposited registers Bap 1738-1814 Subsequent registers were deposited at Sheffield Archives

Contributor: 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

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 69-78. Date accessed: 30 June 2013.