Atlow, Derbyshire Genealogy

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

Atlow, Derbyshire
Atlow Church Derbyshire.jpg
Atlow Church Derbyshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Appletree
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Ashbourne
Registration District Ashbourne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1685
Bishop's Transcripts: 1682
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wirksworth
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Atlow is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1716 from chapelry in Bradbourne, Derbyshire Ancient Parish.

ATLOW, a parish, in the hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Ashbourn. [1]

ATLOW, a chapelry in Bradbourne parish, Derby; on a branch of the river Dove, 4½ miles-NE by E of Ashborne r. station. Post Town, Ashborne. The church is tolerable.[2].

Resources[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Atlow All Saints (1685) Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1685-1912

Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1682-1868  Marr 1682-1863 Bur 1682-1873 Missing Bap/Marr/Bur for 1859 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.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]


Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Registration District[edit | edit source]
  • Ashbourne

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Ashbourne Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Atlow on GENUKI

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 108-112.Date accessed: 08 April 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 02 July 2103.