Normanton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Normanton, Derbyshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Normaton St Giles Derby
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley|
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1769; For more records see Derby St Peter|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1810|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Normanton, chapelry in the parish of Derby St Peter, and became a parish in the early 1800's. Parts of the parish were transferred to Derby, St Chad, Derbyshire in 1881 and Derby St Bartholomew in 1927. Included in this parish until the formation of a separate parish were Sinfin, St Stephen, Derbyshire. Independents and Primitive Methodists have places of worship. 
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.
Normanton registration became part of Derby registration district post 1928
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).
Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
Normanton Chpelry registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FREG = FreeReg.org.uk|
| FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Normanton St Giles (1807) Chapelry Online Records|
| FS PR's
Normanton St Giles has a small register of marriages which pre date the separate registers for the parish which begin in 1807. Marriages therefore took place here but Bap and burials may need to be sought in the mother parish register Derby St Peter, Derbyshire
Derbyshire Record Office reference D3611 has deposited registers Bap 1807-1891 Mar 1769-1810, 1826-1987 Burials 1807-1882 Banns 1965-1988
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1813-1869 Mar 1826-1836 Burials 1813-1869
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 421-423. Date accessed: 13 May 2013.