Horsley, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Guide to Horsley, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Horsley, Derbyshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morlestone and Litchurch
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Belper
Registration District Belper
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1658
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Duffield
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History

Horsley St Clement is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Horsley Woodhouse, Kilbourn, Kilbourne, and Kilburn.

HORSLEY (St. Clement), a parish, in the union of Belper, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby. [1]

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.

Church records

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Horsley St Clement (1558) Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FS PR's 1883-1912
  NONE
1892-1912
  NONE
1899-1912
  NONE

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England 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
  • General Baptist
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist Reform

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

Belper Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

Horsley on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 553-557.Date accessed: 10 May 2013.