Barlow, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Barlow, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Barlow St Lawrence Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Chesterfield|
|Parish registers: 1573|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1668|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Barlow is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1724 from Staveley, Derbyshire Ancient Parish.
For researchers, here is an important 19th century historical perspective:
BARLOW, a chapelry, in the parish of Staveley, union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 3¾ miles (N. W. by W.) from Chesterfield.
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.
Barlow parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Barlow St Lawrence (1573) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
Derbyshire Record Office reference D975 has deposited registers Bap 1573- 1939 Mar 1573-1942 Burials 1573-1900 Banns 1754-1799, 1824-1940
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1864Mar 1668-1837 Burials 1668-1864
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.
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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Barlow on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 145-148. Date accessed: 02 July 2103.