Elton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Elton, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Elton All Saints Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Bakewell|
|Parish registers: 1691|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1682|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Elton All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1728 from chapelry in Youlgreave, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. ELTON, a chapelry, in theparish of Youlgrave, union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 1¼ mile (W.) from Winster. 
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.
Elton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Elton St Margaret later St Mary (1728) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
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.
The parish was formed in 1866 and the deposited registers are fire damaged and fragmentary; the earliest has some scattered Bap and Bur for 1691-1739
Derbyshire Record Office reference D777 has deposited registers Bap 1734-1962 Mar 1734-1770 1786-1789 1813-1982 Banns 1754-1770 Burial 1734-1812 1822-1968
- Primitive Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
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 241299.
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.
Elton on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 167-173.Date accessed: 15 April 2013.