Parish/Chapelry:  Chesterfield

Adjoining Parishes:  Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, North Wingfiled, Wingerworth, Ashover, Beeley, Brampton, Barlow, Dronfiled, Whittington, Brimington, Staveley

Dates of Church of England registers in the DRO:

Christ Church, built 1869, created from St Mary and All Saints (1914)
baptisms:
1876-1961*
marriages:
1914-1989
banns of marriage:
1914-1953
burials:
1871-1952*

Holy Trinity, built 1838, created from St Mary and All Saints (1841)
baptisms:  
1838-1983*
marriages:
1854-1978*
banns of marriage:
1963-1989
burials:
1839-1940*

St Augustine, founded 1930,  formed from parts of St Mary and All Saints and Brmpton, St Thomas (1926)
baptisms:  
1876-1896, 1906-1987
marriages:
1930-1980
banns of marriage:
1954-1986

St Mary and All Saints, includes Spital and Tapton, included a number of parishes at one point
births:
baptisms:
1558-1960  
marriages:
1558-1971
banns of marriage:
1812-1848, 1968-1981
burials:
1558-1921, 1964-1976

Other Religious Registers:

Society of Friends: Chesterfield Meeting House, Saltergate, built 1673, rebuilt 1770
births:
1644-1837 (PRO)*
marriages:  1661-1835 (PRO)*
burials:  1659-1836 (PRO)*
Bishop's Transcripts:  burials 1886-1893 (DRO)

Presbyterian, later Unitarian: Elder Yard Chapel, Salter Gate, found 1662, built 1694, rebuilt 1823
births/baptisms:
1708-1837 (PRO)*
deaths:
1705-1837 (PRO)*

Independent: Soresby St. Chapel, Rose Hill, founded 1778, rebuilt 1822
births/baptisms:
1776, 1780-1837 (PRO)*
burials:
1786-1837 (PRO)

Various Methodist:
Nebold (Wesleyan) founded 1794, built 1807,
births/baptisms:
1807-1837 (DRO, PRO)*

Marsden St. (United Methodist) built 1869, closed 1964
marriages: 
1939-1962 (DRO)

Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor (Wesleyan Methodist) b 1873, closed 1982
marriages: 
1940-1967 (DRO)

Holywell St. (Primitive Methodist:  First Circuit), built1881 to replace one in Beetwell Street, closed 1971
marriages:
1899-1968 (DRO)

Sheffield Road, Sheepbridge (Primitive Methodist: First Circuit), built 1891, rebuilt 1928, closed 1971
marriages: 
1940-1967 (DRO)

Mount Zion, Chatsworth Road (Primitive Methodist: Second Circuit), closed 1977
marriages:
1900-1973 (DRO)

Old Hall Road (Wesleyan Methodist), built 1903
baptisms: 
1925-1973 (DRO)

West Handley (Wesleyan Methodist)
baptisms: 
1922-1952 (DRO)

Others resourses:

Dates of IGI: 1558-1875

Dates of local marriage indexes: 1813-1837

Dates in Boyd's marriage index: 1558-1817

Other records at DRO:
Chesterfield Workhouse, opened 1838: 
births 1838-1914, deaths 1558-1921
 

Derbyshire Record Office, County Hall, Matock, DE4 3AG
Telephone:  01629 580000 ext 35202

The Public Record Office, at The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU
Telephone:  +44 (0) 20 8876 3444

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last updated January 31, 2005