Appleby, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Appleby, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley; Sparkenhoe|
|Poor Law Union||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Registration District||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Parish registers: 1573|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1570|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Appleby is an Ancient parish mostly in Leicestershire and partly in Derbyshire.
The larger part in Appleby Magna or Great Appleby contains the Parish church of St Michael and All Angels.
The Derbyshire portion of the parish transferred to the county of Leicestershire in 1897. The parish was in the diocese of Peterborough and later the Diocese of Leicester.
refer to Appleby, Leicestershire for further information.
APPLEBY (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, partly in the hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, but chiefly in the hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of Leicester, 5¾ miles (S. W. by S.) from Ashby. The church, which is in Leicestershire, was repaired and repewed in 1830.
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.
Appleby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Appleby Online Parish Records|
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|FS Catalog BTs||
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Derbyshire Record Office.
- General Baptist
- Particular Baptist
- Wesleyan Methodist.
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.
- Ashby de la Zouch
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
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Appleby on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, Accessed: 29 March, 2013.