Beauchief Abbey Derbyshire Family History Guide

Beauchief Abbey is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information. 

Alternative names: Beauchief

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEAUCHIEF-ABBEY, an extra-parochial liberty and a chapelry in the district of Ecclesall-Bierlow, and county of Derby. The liberty lies on the verge of the county, 3 miles NNW of Dronfield, and 4 SSW of Sheffield r. station: and its Post Town is Dronfield, under Sheffield. Acres, 780. Real property, £1,038. Pop., 122. Houses, 24. A Premonstratensian Abbey was founded here, in 1183, by Robert Fitz-Ranulph, one of the murderers of Thomas á Becket. The chapelry is conterminate with the liberty; and is a donative in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, not reported. Patron, E. P. Burnell, Esq. The church is a small building, erected about 1660; and has a tower which belonged to the Abbey.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918

Marriages

Beauchief Abbey Derbyshire Marriages 1696-1837  - UK Genealogy Archives

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Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Ecclesall Bierlow
Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Ecclesall Bierlow
Hundred: Scarsdale
Province: Canterbury