Norbury, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Guide to Norbury, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Norbury, Derbyshire
Norbury St Mary and St Barlok Derbyshire.jpg
Norbury St Mary and St Barlok Derbyshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Appletree
County Derbyshire
Poor Law Union Uttoxeter
Registration District Uttoxeter
Records begin
Parish registers: 1686
Bishop's Transcripts: 1673
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ashbourne
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Derbyshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Norbury, St Mary and St Barlock, is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Snelston, Derbyshireis a chapelry of Norbury. Other places in the parish include: Roston. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Norbury parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
Norbury St Mary the Virgin (1686) Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1686-1912

Norbury St Mary and St Barlock included a parochial chapelry at Snelston, Derbyshire until 1871

Derbyshire Record Office reference D641 has deposited registers Bap 1686-1981 Mar 1686-1980 Burials 1686-1912 Banns 1824-1919

Norbury and Roston

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1673-1848 Mar 1673-1848 Burials 1673-1848 Missing all events 1838-1847

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Roman Catholic
  • Wesleyan Methodist

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Uttoxeter Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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]

Norbury on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 416-421. Date accessed: 13 May 2013.