Tideswell, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Tideswell, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Tideswell St John the Baptist Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Bakewell|
|Registration District||Bakewell; Chapel en le Frith|
|Parish registers: 1635|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1671|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
Tideswell, St John the Baptist, is an Ancient Parish. It is a market town in the county of Derbyshire. It is a sub-district, in Bakewell district. The parish contains also Litton and Litton with Wardlow Mires, Wheston and Whetston hamlets, and Wormhill township. The sub-district contains 10 townships, 2 lordships, 8 hamlets, and a chapelry (the p. curacy of Wormhill is a separate benefice). Tideswell is also partly in Chapel-en-le-Frith district. There are three dissenting chapels and a Roman Catholic chapel and a Methodist chapel is in Litton. 
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.
Tideswell parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FREG = FreeReg.org.uk|
| FS PR's = FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Tideswell St John the Baptist (1635) Online Records|
| FS PR's
Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1494 has deposited registers Bap 1635-1970 Mar 1635-1989 Burials 1635-1948 Banns 1754, 1766,1776,1869-1988
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1671-1871Mar 1671-1837 Burials 1671-1871 Missing1834-1836 all events; Bap/Bur 1839-1854
- Primitive Methodist
- Roman Catholic
- 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
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Tideswell on GENUKI
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,, Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870.Date accessed: 25 June 2103.