Wormhill, Derbyshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Wormhill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1748 from chapelry in Tideswell, Derbyshire Ancient Parish.

WORMHILL, a chapelry, in the parish of Tideswell, union of Chapel-en-le-Frith, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 2£ miles (W. S. W.) from Tideswell. The chapel, dedicated to St. Margaret, is an ancient structure of rough limestone.[1]


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

Wormhill St Margaret was formed as a parish in 1859 previously chapelry in Tideswell, Derbyshire

Derbyshire Record Office reference D1372 has deposited registers Bap 1674-1890 Mar 1674-1987 Burial 1674-1947 Banns 1862-1946

Lichfield Record Office has deposited Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1680-1879 Mar 1680-1839 Burials 1680-1879

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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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 673-687.
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