Whittington, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

WHITTINGTON, a parish, in Chesterfield district, Derby, with two Methodist chapels.[1]

WHITTINGTON (St. Bartholomew,) a parish, in the union of Chesterfield, hundred of Scarsdale, N. division of the county of Derby, 2¼ miles (N.) from Chesterfield. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[2]


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

Whittington St Bartholomew records suffered fire damage and baptisms, marriages and burials for 1813-1894, baptisms 1823-1863 are unavailable.  Derbyshire Record Office reference D2528 has deposited registers Bap 1650-1973 Mar 1687-1752, 1813-1977 Burial 1678-1928 Banns 1823-1863, 1895-1975

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1668-1859 Mar 1668-1859 Burials 1668-1859 Transcript for 1813 for all events is missing

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

Chesterfield 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, John M.,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, Publ. Lindon Edinburgh 1870. Date accessed: 25 June 2103.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 557-560. Date accessed: 27 May 2013.