Boulton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Boulton, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Morlestone and Litchurch|
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1756|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1813|
|Rural Deanery||Stanton by Bridge|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
BOULTON, a chapelry, in the parish of St. Peter, Derby, union of Shardlow, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 3½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Derby. 
Boulton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials haveonline indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Boulton St Mary the Virgin (1797) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1896-1912
Boulton St Mary registers need to be read in conjunction with neighbouring Alvaston, Derbyshire The sequence of Baptism and burials registers for 1614-1754 will be found in the Alvaston, Derbyshire registers for this parish events. This parish contains baptisms and burials for 1797-1809 which are for Alvaston, Derbyshire events.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D1532 and D878 has deposited registers Bap 1614-1975 Mar 1614-1807, 1813-1833, 1841-1974 Burials 1614-1976 Banns 1756-1802, 1903-1915, 1933-1946, 1948-1956, 1959-1976, 1980-1992
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.
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.
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.
After 1968 registration became part of Derby registration district.
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 Union
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 314-317. Date accessed: 15 April 2013.