Whittington, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Whittington, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Whittington St Bartholomew Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Chesterfield|
|Parish registers: 1650|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1663|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
WHITTINGTON, a parish, in Chesterfield district, Derby, with two Methodist chapels.
WHITTINGTON (St. Bartholomew,) a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2¼ miles (N.) from Chesterfield. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
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.
Whittington parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Wittington St Michael (1698) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1650-1912
Whittington St Bartholomew records suffered fire damage and baptisms, marriages and burials for 1813-1894, baptisms 1823-1863 are unavailable. Derbyshire Record Office reference D2528 has deposited registers Bap 1650-1973 Mar 1687-1752, 1813-1977 Burial 1678-1928 Banns 1823-1863, 1895-1975
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1859 Mar 1668-1859 Burials 1668-1859 Transcript for 1813 for all events is missing.
- 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.
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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Whittington on GENUKI
Fallen Heroes of New Whittington in WWI (St. Barnabas Church)