Barrow on Trent, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Barrow on Trent, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Barrow on Trent, Derbyshire|
Barrow upon Trent St Wilfrid Derbyshire
|Hundred||Appletree; Morlestone and Litchurch|
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1657|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Rural Deanery||Stanton by Bridge|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
BARROW (St. Wilfrid), a parish, in the union of Shardlow, partly in the hundred of Appletree, and partly in that of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 5¾ miles (S.) from Derby. The parish includes the chapelry of Twyford with Stenson, and the liberty of Sinfin with Arleston. In addition to the parochial church, there is a chapel of ease at Twyford. The Wesleyans and Independents have places of worship. 
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.
Barrow on Trent St Wilfrid parish includes Arleston and the chapelry of Twyford and Stenson, Derbyshire Until 1935 Sinfin was part of the parish.
Barrow on Trent parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Barrow on Trent St Wilfrid (1657) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
Missing registers from this parish include Bap 1732-1736 and 1813-1872 Marriages 1732-1736, 1813-1968 and Bur 1734-1736. Derbyshire Record Office reference D5234 has deposited registers Bap 1657-1732, 1737-1812,1872-2000 Mar 1663-1722, 1737-1812, 1969-1989 Burials 1657-1733, 1737-2000 Banns 1754-1812, 1852-1974
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.
- Roman Catholic
- 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.
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).
Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
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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Barrow on Trent on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 158-161. Date accessed: 06 May 2013.