Mellor, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Mellor, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Mellor St Thomas Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Hayfield|
|Parish registers: 1624|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Mellor is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1737 from chapelry in Glossop, Derbyshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Ludworth and Chisworth and No Man's Land.
MELLOR, a chapelry, in the parish of Glossop, union of Hayfield, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 8¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Chapel-en-le-Frith. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Independents. 
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.
Mellor parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Mellor St Thomas (1628) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1629-1890
Mellor St Thomas was originally a chapelry of Glossop, Derbyshire which became a parish in 1859 following part of the parish forming New Mills in 1831(see Beard, Derbyshire) The parish transferred to Cheshire in 1935 and to the diocese of Chester in 2007.
It is advisable to search Glossop, Derbyshire marriage registers after 1775.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D3858 has deposited registers Bap 1628-1890 Mar 1627-1775 Burials 1624-1909
See also transcript available at Derbyshire Record Office from1624 which has missing entries and does not cover all years of early registers.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Primitive Methodist
- Roman Catholic
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.
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Mellor on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 283-287.Date accessed: 13 May 2013.