Upper Langwith, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Upper Langwith, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Upper Langwith, Derbyshire|
Upper Langwith Holy Cross Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Mansfield|
|Parish registers: 1685|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1666|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Upper Langwith is an Ancient Parishin the county of Derbyshire.
LANGWITH (UPPER), a parish in the district of Mansfield and county of Derby; contiguous to Notts, 6 miles NNW of Mansfield r. station, and 9 ESE of Chesterfield. Post-town, Langwith, under Mansfield. The church is old but good, and has a low tower..
LANGWITH (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Mansfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 6 miles (N. by W.) from Mansfield. 
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.
This area was in the Mansfield registration district from 1837; for registration district history Mansfield registration district
Upper Langwith parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Upper Langwith Holy Cross (1686) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's||NONE|| NONE
Upper Langwith Holy Cross includes Langwith Bassett
Derbyshire Record Office Reference D 1949 Bap 1686-1993 Marr 1726-1983 Bur 1685-1973 Banns 1823-1942, 1963-1997
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1666-1868 Mar 1666- 1837 Burials 1666-1865
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
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.
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.
Langwith on GENUKI