Dore, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Dore, Derbyshire
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Dore Christ Church Sheffield
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Scarsdale
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Ecclesall Bierlow
Registration District Ecclesall Bierlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1738
Bishop's Transcripts: 1809
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Brampton
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History

Dore Christ Church is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Dronfield, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Totley.

DORE, a chapelry, in the parish of Dronfield, union of Ecclesall-Bierlow, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 5 miles (S. W.) from Sheffield.[1]

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

Dore Chapelry and parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Dore Chalpelry and Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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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

Dore includes the township of Totley and was originally a chapelry within Dronfield, Derbyshire but was formed as a parish in 1844.

Transferred to the city of Sheffield in 1928 and 1933 and became a part of Sheffield Diocese in 1975

Derbyshire Record Office reference D2441 has deposited registers Bap 1738-1814 Subsequent registers were deposited at Sheffield Archives


Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 69-78. Date accessed: 30 June 2013.