Weston on Trent, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

WESTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire.There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.[1]

WESTON-UPON-TRENT (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 7 miles (S. E. by S.) from Derby. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [2]


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.

Civil registration refers to Weston upon Trent in the 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.
E-mail: registeroffice@derby.gov.uk

Church records

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

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG None None 1565-1812 None None None
PRTS 1565-1799

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1376 has deposited registers Bap 1565-1605,1610-1885 Mar 1565-1605, 1610-1999 Burials 1565-1605, 1610-1999 Banns 1755-1812, 1897-1949

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1661-1864 Mar1661-1859 Burials 1661-1864 Missing 1860-1863 Bap & Bur

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

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.., Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870. DAte accessed: 25 June 2103.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 524-527. Date accessed: 27 May 2013.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.