Blackwell, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Blackwell, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Blackwell St Werburgh Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Mansfield|
|Parish registers: 1685|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1664|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BLACKWELL, a township, in the parish and union of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 3¼ miles (S. W.) from Tideswell. 
Blackwell St Werburgh is an Ancient Parish.
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]
Blackwell parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials havehave online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Blackwell At Werburg ( 1685) Parish Online Records|
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.
Blackwell St Werburgh includes the hamlet of Newton. Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1034 has deposited registers Bap 1685-1981 Mar 1685-1991 Burials 1685-1972 Banns 1754-1770, 1880-1949, 1962-1985
Westhouses St Saviour was founded as a mission church in this parish. the church was built in 1898 and closed in 1994 Derbyshire Record Office reference D4844 has deposited registers Bap 1993-1994 Banns 1985-1995
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Primitive Methodist
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.
This parish was in the Mansfield registration district from 1837 for registration district history Mansfield registration district
Registration District[edit | edit source]
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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]
Blackwell by Alfreton on GENUKI
Blackwell by Chelmorton on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 275-278. Date accessed: 12 April 2013.