Glossop, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

GLOSSOP (All Saints), a market-town, a parish, and the head of a union (though a portion of the parish is in the union of Hayfield), in the hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby. This parish comprises the chapelries of Chinley with Bugsworth and Brownside, Hayfield, and Mellor; the townships of Chisworth, Chunall, Dinting, Glossop, Hadfield, Ludworth, Newmills, Padfield, Simmondley, and Whitfield; and the hamlets of Beard, Charlesworth, Ollersett, Thornsett, and Whittle. The Derwent, also, has its source at the north extremity, where for some distance it is called the Wrongsley river, and separates the parish and county from Yorkshire, after which, entering the chapelry of Derwent, it takes that name. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, Roman Catholics, and other congregations of dissenters. [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

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.

Glossop All Saints previously included the townships of Whitfield, Derbyshire Chunal Dinting Hadfield and part of Padfield Charlesworth, Derbyshire Chisworth and Simmondley. The remainder of Padfield became part of the parish of Hadfield in 1875 Hayfield, Derbyshire was formed out of this parish as was Mellor, Derbyshire

The registers contain gaps in 17th and 18th centuries

Derbyshire Record Office reference D2448 has deposited registers Bap 1620-1669,1697-2000 Mar 1620-1984 Burials 1620-1667, 1673-1778, 1781-1938 Banns 1754-1778, 1815-1823, 1854-1998

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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. The first film number is 241290.


Poor Law Unions

Glossop 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848), pp. 298-301. Date accessed: 22 April 2013.

Ayers, Barbarann (25 Sep 2007). "Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire (Magna Britannia Vol. 5) Glossop - by Daniel and Samuel Lysons, 1817". GENUKI. pp. 165, 166, 167, 168, 169. http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DBY/Glossop/Lysons.html.

See also

Hanmer, J., Winterbottom, D. (1993), The Book Of Glossop, 2nd edition, Baron Birch/Quotes. ISBN 0-86023-484-3

Davies, Peggy (December 1999). Annals of Glossop. Glossop, Derbyshire: Glossop Heritage Centre. pp. 5, 6.

Index of Probate Documents of the Ancient Parish of Glossop by Lee, Clarke & McKenna (Derbyshire FHS, ISBN 0947 964 26 6)

Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1986. The Buildings of England:Derbyshire. pp 319-320. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin. ISBN 0-14-071008-6. Page 219.

Pevsner, N.; Williamson, E. 1986, The Buildings of England:Derbyshire, 2nd. ed., Penguin, Middlesex. pp 218-219.
Parochial Church Council (N.D.), A Guide To The Parish Church Of All Saints, Glossop., British Publishing Company, Gloucester. pp 5-17.
Quayle, Tom (2006). The Cotton Industry in Longdendale and Glossopdale. Stroud,Gloucestershire: Tempus. pp. 126. ISBN 0 7524 3883 2.