Ashford, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Ashford, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Ashford-in-the water Holy Trinity Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Bakewell|
|Parish registers: 1687|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1669|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Ashford is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1731 from chapelry in Bakewell, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Brushfield.
ASHFORD, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 2 miles (N. W. by W.) from Bakewell. The first erection was a chantry. There is a place of worship for General Baptists. .
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.
Ashford, parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Ashford Holy Trinity (1687) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1687-1881
To find the names of neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Ashford Holy Trinity formerly a chapelry of Bakewell, Derbyshire became a parish in 1872
Derbyshire Record Office reference D 747 has deposited registers Bap 168 7-1958 Mar 1692-1754, 1760-1803, 1818-1836, 1839-1959 Burial 1688-1858 Banns 1875-1932
Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1669-1864 Marr 1669-1836 Bur 1669-1865
- Wesleyan Methodist
- General Baptists
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.
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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Ashford in the Water on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 85-88. Date accessed: 02 July 2103.