Buxton, St James the Greater, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Buxton St James the Greater was a chapel of ease to St John the Baptist Buxton, Derbyshire which opened in 1871, was licensed for marriages in 1876. The church was closed in 1953 and subsequently demolished.

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

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Buxton St James the Greater was a chapel of ease to St John the Baptist Buxton, Derbyshire which opened in 1871, was licensed for marriages in 1876. The church was closed in 1953 and subsequently demolished.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D1752 has deposited registers Bap 1894-1953 Mar 1878-1953 Burials none Banns 1896-1953

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Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Poor Law Unions

Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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