Scarcliffe, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Scarcliffe, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Mansfield|
|Parish registers: 1727|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1665|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
SCARCLIFFE (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Mansfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 6 miles (N. N. W.) from Mansfield. 
Scarcliffe St Leonard is an Ancient Parish.
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 area was in the Mansfield registration district from 1837; for registration district history Mansfield registration district
kScarcliffe parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Scarcliffe St Leonard (1727) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1727-1903
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1665-1868 Mar 1665-1835 Burials 1665-1865 Missing Bap/Bur 1836, 1853/1854
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.
Scarcliffe on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 26-30. Date accessed: 27 May 2013.