Chinley, Bugsworth and Brownside, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Chinley, Bugsworth and Brownside is a chapelry of  Glossop, Derbyshire Ancient Parish in Derbyshire.Other places in the parish include: Brownside and Bugsworth.

Chinley St Mary, the Chinley with Buxworth Parish is within the Hayfield and Chinley with Buxworth Benefice of Glossop Deanery of the Diocese of Derby. St Mary's church is within the village.

CHINLEY, a township, in the parish of Glossop, union of Chapel-en-le-Frith, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 2½ miles (N. by W.) from Chapel-en-le-Frith; containing, with the hamlets of Brownside and Bugsworth, 996 inhabitants. It comprises 3707 acres, of which 98 acres are waste and roads. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £63. 9., and the vicarial for £11. 5. There is a place of worship for dissenters.

From: 'Chinley - Chiswick', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 599-603. URL: Date accessed: 01 April 2011.


Civil Registration

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

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Chinley St Mary initially an extra parochial place then the hamlet was part of the chapelry and later parish of Hayfield, Derbyshire  It became part of the new parish of Chinley with Buxworth in 1915 and has a Derbyshire Record Office reference D 7218

Buxworth St James, originally the hamlet was within Hayfield, Derbyshire  and the chapel of ease opened in 1874, the churchyard opened for burials in 1879, It became part of the parish of Chinley with Buxworth in 1915 and has Derbyshire Record Office references D 3381 and D 7218

Chinley with Buxworth Parish formed 1915 from Chinley st Mary and Buxworth St James and has Derbyshire Record Office reference D 7218

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Non Conformist Churches

Census records

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

Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

Probate records

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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Web sites

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