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].

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

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)

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