West Hallam, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to West Hallem, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|West Hallam, Derbyshire|
|Hundred||Morlestone and Litchurch|
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1663|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
HALLAM (WEST), (St.Wilfrid) a parish in Shardlow district, 7 miles (N. E. by E.) from Derby,Derbyshire.
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.
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); West Hallam transferred to the Ilkeston Reistration District on 1 April 1938
West Halam parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|West Halam St Wilfrid (1538) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1543-1912
Derbyshire Record Office reference D 1224 has deposited registers Bap 1538-1984 Mar 1630-1687, 1693-1983 Burials 1623-1975, 1993 Banns 1745-1797, 1813, 1823-1976
Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1813-1857Mar 1813-1857Burials 1813-1857 Missing 1820 for Bap, Mar, Bur
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.
West Hallam on GENUKI
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870. Date accessed: 25 June 2103.