Tibshelf, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Guide to Tibshelf, Derbyshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Tibshelf, Derbyshire
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Tibshelf St John the Baptist Derbyshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Scarsdale
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Mansfield
Registration District Mansfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1627
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ashover
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History

Tibshelf, St John the Baptist, is an Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.[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.

This area was in the Mansfield registration district from 1837; for registration district history Mansfield registration district

Church records

Tibshelf parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers
Tibshelf St John the Baptist (1627) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG None None 1628-1860 None None None

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1091 has deposited registers Bap 1627-1655 1669-1954 Mar 1627-1655,1707-1728, 1735-1979 Burials 1627-1655, 1663-1996 Banns 1754-1812, 1823-1829, 1843-1929, 1945-1990

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1663-1871Mar 1663-1846 Burials 1663-1871

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 241298.

See Derbyshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Mansfield Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

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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  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 355-357. Accessed: 19 April 2013.