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Guide to Elvaston cum Thurlston and Amaston, Derbyshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Elvaston cum Thurlston and Amaston, Derbyshire
Elvaston St Bartholomew Derbyshire.jpg
Elvaston St Bartholomew Derbyshire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morlestone and Litchurch
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Shardlow PLU
Registration District Shardlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1651
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stanton by Bridge
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

Elvaston cum Thurlston and Ambaston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Ambaston and Thurlston. The parish church is dedicated to St Bartholomew and is within the grounds of Elvaston Castle.

ELVASTON (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 4½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Derby. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

ELVASTON, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the river Derwent, adjacent to the Derby canal, and the Derby and Leicester railway, near Borrowash r. station, and 4½ miles SE by E of Derby. Post town, Alvaston, under Derby.[2].

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.

Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).

Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
E-mail: registeroffice@derby.gov.uk

Church records

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Elvaston St Bartholomew (1651) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1651-1881
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1652-1912
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1673-1893
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Derbyshire Record Office reference D2081 has deposited registers Bap 1651-1873 Mar 1651-1704, 1719-1967 Burials 1702-1893 Banns 1755-1812, 1899-1944

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

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 241292.


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

Shardlow Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 167-173. Date accessed: 5 April 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 30 June 2103.

 

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