Tansley, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Tansley Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1840 from Crich, Derbyshire Ancient Parish.

TANSLEY, a hamlet, in the parish of Crich, union of Bakewell, hundred of Wirksworth, S. division of the county of Derby, 1½ mile (E.) from Matlock; containing 549 inhabitants. A district church has been erected, the living of which is a perpetual curacy in the gift of the Vicar, with a net income of £100. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 297-300. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51327 Date accessed: 04 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

Tansley Holy Trinity The township was originally in Crich, Derbyshire parish but was formed as a separate parish in 1854.  In 1855 transferred from Matlock, Derbyshire Riber, Matlock Cliff and Lumsdale.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D3395 has deposited registers Bap 1840-1996 Mar 1841-200 Burials 1840-1990 Banns 1864-1994

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1839-1878 Mar none Burials 1840-1878

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

Bakewell 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.

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