Elmton with Cresswell, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Elmton with Creswell, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Elmton with Cresswell, Derbyshire|
Elmton St Peter Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Worksop|
|Parish registers: 1598|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1673|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
ELMTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Worksop, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 9 miles (E. by N.) from Chesterfield with the township of Creswell. 
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.
For history of civil registration in this area see Worksop Registration District
Elmton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Elmton St Peter (1598) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1598-1912
Cresswell is a hamlet in Elmton and a Chapel of Ease (1899)- Marriage records and Burials start 1900.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D1462 has deposited registers Bap 1598-1904 Mar 1598-1723,1737-1987 Burials 1598-1917 Banns 1860-1997
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1673-1868 Mar 1673-1876 Burials 1673-1868
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.
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 241297.
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Elmton on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 164-167.Date accessed: 15 April 2013.