Beighton Derbyshire Family History Guide

Beighton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEIGHTON, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Rotherham and county of Derby. The parish lies on the river Rother, and on the Eckington and Sheffield railway, 3 miles N of Eckington; contains a charmingly situated village of its own name; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Sheffield. Acres, 3,070. Real property, £8,864, of which £4,000 are in mines. Pop. 1,284. Houses, 263. Medicinal waters, which have been long in repute, are at Birley; and scythes and sickles are manufactured at Hackenthorpe. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £312. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church was partly restored, partly rebuilt, in 1869. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £34. The subdistrict, in addition to Beighton parish in Derby, comprises two parishes and part of another in Yorkshire. Acres, 10,656. Pop., 3,279. Houses, 675.

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

Beighton Derbyshire Marriages 1653-1837 - UK Genealogy Archives

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Beighton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Beighton, 1664-1871 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Beighton, parish records Author: University of York. Borthwick Institute

England, Derbyshire, Beighton, parish registers, 1754-1997 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Beighton, Sothall Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, church records, 1924-1936 Author: Sothall Chapel (Beighton, Derbyshire : Wesleyan Methodist); Sothall Chapel (Beighton, Derbyshire : Methodist); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Beighton, Sothall Wesleyan Methodist Church, church records, 1949-1970 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Beighton, West Street United Free Methodist Church, church records, 1921-1969 Author: West Street Chapel (Beighton, Derbyshire : United Methodist); West Street Chapel (Beighton, Derbyshire : Methodist); Derbyshire Record Office

List of vicers, churchwardens accounts, and burial ground register, ca. 1300-1900 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

Marriages at Beighton, 1653-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Beighton, 1652-1916 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Beighton, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Beighton, Derbyshire, England ; marriages, 1813-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Beighton, Derbyshire, England, christenings, 1813-1871 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

List of vicors, churchwardens accounts, and burial ground register, ca. 1300-1900 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beighton (Derbyshire)

Register of burials for Beighton Cemetery, 1930-1996 Author: Beighton Cemetery (Beighton, Derbyshire)

History

Historical highlights of Beighton : including Hackenthorpe and Birley Author: Platts, T. L.

Schools

Admission registers for Beighton, 1925-1945 Author: Beighton County Mixed School (Beighton, Derbyshire)

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Rotherham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Brampton
Poor Law Union: Rotherham
Hundred: Scarsdale
Province: Canterbury