Stanley, Derbyshire Genealogy
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|Local Research Resources|
Guide to Stanley, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1675|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
STANLEY (St. Andrew), an ancient parish, created in 1828 from a chapelry in Spondon, Derbyshire. It is in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Appletree, though locally in the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 6 miles (N. E. by E.) from Derby. 
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.
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).
Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
Stanley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Stanley St Andrew Chapelry (1675) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1675-1912
Stanley St Andrew was originally a chapelry in Spondon, Derbyshire parish. The parish includes a mission church at Stanley Common.
Fire destroyed a burial register for 1812-1901
Derbyshire Record Office reference D3209 has deposited registers Bap 1675-1942 Mar 1754-1959 Burials 1678-1812, 1901-1992 Banns 1926-1979
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1662-1847 Mar 1662-1837 Burials 1662-1847
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 241288.
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
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Stanley on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 183-186. Date accessed: 17 May 2013.