Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire|
Middleton St Michael Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Ashbourne|
|Registration District||Ashbourne; Bakewell; Belper|
|Parish registers: 1847|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1838|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Middleton by Wirksworth is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1841 from Wirksworth, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Hopton, Ivonbrook Grange, Ible, and Grange Mill.
MIDDLETON-by-Wirksworth, a hamlet, in the parish and hundred of Wirksworth, union of Bakewell, S. division of the county of Derby, 1¼ mile (N. N. W.) from Wirksworth. A chapel of ease was built in 1844. 
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.
Middleton by Wirksworth parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Middleton by Wirksworth Holy Trinity (1847) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1900-1912
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
- 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.
1689 Middleton & Crumford Poll Tax: Transcribed by Barry Marple and housed by John Palmer of Dorset
Middleton by Wirksworth on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 306-310. Date accessed: 13 May 2013.