Caldwell, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Caldwell St Giles is a former chapelry of Stapenhill, Derbyshire St Peter.

CAULDWELL, a chapelry, in the parish of Stapenhill, union of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, 5¼ miles (S. by E.) from Burton. The chapel is dedicated to St. Giles, and is a small structure with a tower. The Baptists have a place of worship.[1].

CAULDWELL, a hamlet in Stapenhill parish, Derby; 4 miles NNE of Burton-upon-Trent. It has a post office under Burton-upon-Trent, and a Baptist chapel.[2].


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.

Staffordshire BMD  includes registered births for the Burton upon Trent Registration District .

Church records

Caldwell St Giles was licensed for marriages in 1899; it is necessary to examine registers for Stapenhill, Derbyshire for earlier baptisms and burials.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D1283 has deposited registers Bap see Stapehill Mar 1899-1978 Banns 1899-1952

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.

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Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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

Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

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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Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 534-538. Date accessed: 01 July 2013.
  2. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 1 July 2103.