North Wingfield, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

North Wingfield, St. Lawrence, is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire, union of Chesterfield. Other places in the parish include: Woodthorpe, Woodthorp, Tupton, Stretton, Clay Cross, Claycross, Pilsley near Chesterfield, Pilsley, Clay Lane, and Claylane. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]


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

Danesmoor St Barnabas was originally a hamlet in this parish which was then included in Clay Cross when that parish was created in 1852. A chapel of ease was built in 1883 but no deposited registers are located.

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1669-1852 Mar 1669-1852 Burials 1669-1852

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

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

Chesterfield 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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 613-618. Date accessed: 24 May 2013.