Crich, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Crich, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
St Mary's Church, Crich Derbyshire
|Hundred||Morlestone and Litchurch; Scarsdale; Wirksworth|
|Poor Law Union||Belper|
|Registration District||Bakewell; Belper; Chesterfield|
|Parish registers: 1600|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1664|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
CRICH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Belper, partly in the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, partly in that of Scarsdale, and partly in that of Wirksworth, N. and S. divisions of the county of Derby with the township of Wessington and the hamlet of Tansley. A church has been built in the hamlet of Tansley; and there are places of worship for Wesleyans, Independents, and Baptists. 
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.
Crich parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Crich Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1601-1899
To find the names of the 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.
Derbyshire Record Office reference 2365 has deposited registers Bap 1565- 1593, 1601-1954 Mar 1565-1593, 1600-1660, 1671-1971 Burials 1565-1593, 1600- 1642, 1671-1991 Banns 1643, 1754-1807, 1823-1853, 1882-1986
- General Baptist
- Primitive Methodist
- Society of Friends/Quaker
- Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist Reform
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.
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.
Poor Law Unions
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Crich on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 725-729.Date accessed: 03 May 2013.