Stapenhill, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

STAPENHILL (St. Peter), an ancient parish, in the union of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, 1 mile (S. E.) from Burton. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. Other places in the parish include:Stanton and Newhall, Caldwell, and Cauldwell. [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. See Staffordshire BMD

Staffordshire BMD includes registered births for the Burton upon Trent Registration District . The registration district after 1904 included this parish.

Church records

Stapenhill St Peter included Newhall, Derbyshire until 1850. It includes Stanton and the chapelry of Caldwell, Derbyshire Part of the parish transferred to Staffordshire in 1894

Stapenhill parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[2]


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Derbyshire Record Office has deposited registers reference D 1282 Bap 1679-1992 Marr 1679-1989 Bur 1679-1957 Banns 1754-1806, 1823-1886, 1895-1988

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1663-1869 Mar 1663-1837 Burials 1663-1869

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.

Poor Law Unions

Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

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. 192-195.Date accessed: 17 May 2013.
  2. Staffordshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 13 September 2013.