Smalley, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Smalley, 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||Belper|
|Parish registers: 1624; For more records see Morley|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
SMALLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of Morley, union of Belper, hundred of Morleston and Litchurch, S. division of the county of Derby, 7 miles (N. E.) from Derby. . The Anabaptists have a place of worship in the village. 
Smalley St John the Baptist was a chapelry of Morley, Derbyshire Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.
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]
Smalley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FREG = FreeReg.org.uk|
|FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Smalley St John the Baptist(1624)Parish Online Records|
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1662-1868 Mar 1662-1856 Burials 1662-1868
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
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]
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]
Smalley on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 123-125. Date accessed: 17 May 2013.