Willington, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

WILLINGTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derby. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.[1]

WILLINGTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 7 miles (S. W.) from Derby. There are places of worship for Baptists and 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.

See Staffordshire BMD

Staffordshire BMD includes registered births for the Burton upon Trent Registration District . http://www.staffordshirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=staffordshire The registration district prior to 1937 included this parish. From 1937 onwards the Repton district was responsible. 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

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
WILLINGTON PARISH (year) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG None None 1698-1812 None None None

Willington St Michael Derbyshire Record Office reference D861 has deposited registers Bap 1698-1973 Mar 1698-1987 Burial 1698-1978 Banns 1824-1898, 1937-1972

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1662-1854Mar 1662-1848 Burials 1662-1854 Missing all events for 1841-1843, 1847. Bap & Bur missing for 1854-1855

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

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


== References ==

  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. 579-581. Date accessed: 10 June 2013.