South Wingfield, Derbyshire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Derbyshire Gotoarrow.png Derbyshire Parishes South Wingfield

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Parish History

WINGFIELD, SOUTH (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Belper, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2¼ miles (W.) from Alfreton[1].

South Wingfield All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Other places in the parish include: Oakerthorpe.


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

South Wingfield St Mark

Derbyshire Record Office reference D639 has deposited registers Bap 1585-1979 Mar 1585-1974 Burial 1585-1974 Banns 1754-1812, 1824-1906 There is also a transcript of burials 1971-1974 at the Record Office.

Wingfield Park a private burial ground within the parish

Derbyshire Record Office reference D639 has deposited registers  Burial 1879-1929

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1661-1874 Mar 1661-1837 Burials 1661-1874 Missing Bap/Bur 1841-1842

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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

Belper 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


  1. Wilson, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 613-618. Date accessed: 26 June 2013.