Staveley, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Staveley, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Staveley St John the Baptist Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Chesterfield|
|Parish registers: 1558|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
STAVELEY (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 4¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from Chesterfield. containing, with the chapelry of Barlow. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. 
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.
Staveley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Staveley St John the Baptist(1558) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1810-1912
Staveley St John the Baptist included the hamlets of Netherthorpe,Inkersall, Mastin Moor, Norbriggs, Poolsbrook and Woodthorpe. Chapels of ease opened at Woodthorpe in 1632 Poolsbrook in 1905 Mastin Moor 1914 and Inkersall in 1958.
Derbyshire Record Office reference D 661 has deposited parish registers Bap 1558-1665, 1702-1978 Marr 1558-1665, 1702-1988 Bur 1558-1692, 1702-1991 Banns 1754-1813, 1940-1999
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1662-1868 Mar 1662-1837 Burials 1662-1869
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Wesleyan Methodist
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.
Staveley on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 195-198. Date accessed: 17 May 2013.