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Derbyshire Genealogy

Description

"DERBYSHIRE, midland county of England, having Yorkshire on the north, Notts on the east, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, and Staffordshire on the south and Staffordshire and Cheshire on the west; length, north and south, 52 miles; greatest breadth, 85 miles; average breadth, 20 miles; area, 658,624 acres; pop. 461,914. The surface in the south is either flat or undulating, irregular in the middle and NE., and picturesquely mountainous in the NW. "
from Imperial Gazatteer of England & Wales, 1866-9
Genuki - Derbyshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Cheshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Yorkshire
Derbyshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Derbyshire Record Office Derbyshire Local Studies Libraries
 
Derbyshire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
 
Cyndi's List - Derbyshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 
 



Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
 
Parish and Probate Records
75,900 records including baptisms/christenings, burials,
marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
 
Message Boards
post and read about Derbyshire genealogy with other researchers
 
Cemeteries

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
 
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Derbyshire
Derbyshire war memorials and rolls of honour
 
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers


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