Sandiacre, Derbyshire Genealogy

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St Giles Sandiacre from Erewash Canal - geograph org uk - 953042.jpg

Parish History

SANDIACRE (St. Giles), an ancient parish, in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 9½ miles (E.) from Derby. 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.

Sandiacre registration transferred to the Ilkeston district from 1 April 1938

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.

Church records

The township of Risley, Derbyshire was partially included in Sandiacre until about 1868.Long Eaton, Derbyshire St John received a small part of this parish in 1929.

Sandiacre St Giles suffered loss by fire of its early register 1581-1710. In order to search for marriages consult Phillimore (Volume 1) for marriages 1581-1710.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1242 has deposited registers Bap 1711-1973 Mar 1711-1970,1989-2007 Burials 1711-1935 Banns 1823-1888,1938-1950,1954-1965,1968-1977

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1662-1869 Mar 1662-1836 Burials 1662-1869

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. The first film number is 241294.

Poor Law Unions

Shardlow 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

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Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 15-20. Date accessed: 27 May 2013.