Shirland, Derbyshire Genealogy
SHIRLAND (St. Leonard), an ancient parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Alfreton. Other places in the parish include: Hallfield and Higham. 
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 1661-1868 Mar 1661-1844 Burials 1661-1868 Missing Bap/Bur 1853-1855, 1858-1864
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 241298.
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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- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 85-87. Date accessed: 13 May 2013.