Norton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Norton, St. James, an Ancient Parish, in the union of Ecclesall-Bierlowin, county Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Backmoor, Greenhill, Hemsworth, Maugerhay, Norton Lees, and Woodseats. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Unitarians.
It also contains the extra-parochial tract of Beauchief-Abbey.
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.
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1882 Mar 1668-1836 Burials 1668-1868 Missing Bap & Bur 1859-1862, 1871,1874,1880
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 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 241297.
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
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