Ashover, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Ashover, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Ashover All Saints Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Chesterfield|
|Registration District||Belper; Chesterfield|
|Parish registers: 1621|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1667|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Ashover is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Doehole.
ASHOVER (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, partly in the hundred of Wirksworth, but chiefly in that of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 7 miles (S. S. W.) from Chesterfield, Containing, with the chapelry of Dethwick-Lea, and the hamlet of Holloway. There are places of worship for Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists. 
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 241296.
Ashover parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Ashover All Saints (1621) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1898-1912
Ashover All Saints parish includes Dethick Lea and Halloway, Derbyshire until 1901. The registers of this parish include baptisms from Dethick chapel 1754-1847 and also two marriages in 1757.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D253 has deposited registers Bap 1621-1623, 1653-1925 Mar 1653-1998 Burials 1653-1668, 1671-1990 Banns 1653-1661, 1823-1904, 1952-1972
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1667-1853 Mar 1667-1845 Burials 1667-1853
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.
- Primitive Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Ashover on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848), pp. 88-90. Date accessed: 08 April 2013.