Biggin Derbyshire Family History Guide

Biggin is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1848 from Hartington Ancient Parish. 

Other places in the parish include: Hartington Nether Quarter.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BIGGIN, a township and a chapelry in Ashborne district, Derby. The township is in Wirksworth parish; and lies near the Cromford and High Park railway, 7½ miles SW of Bakewell r. station. Acres, 595. Real property, £1,153. Pop., 133. Houses, 28. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. Post Town, Ashborne. Pop., 399. Houses, 84. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value £40. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is modern. There are two Primitive Methodist chapels and a national school.

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

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Biggin, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Biggin, 1848-1967 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Biggin (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Biggin, parish registers, 1848-2003 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Biggin (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers for Biggin, 1848-1901 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Biggin (Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Biggin, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Biggin, Derbyshire, England ; christenings, 1848-1859 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

A transcript of the memorial inscriptions in the church & churchyard of St. Thomas in the parish of Biggin by Hartington and the county of Derby Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Biggin, Biggin by Hartington Primary School, admission register, 1897-1949 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

Derbyshire Parish Records

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

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: Ashbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Hartington
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Buxton
Poor Law Union: Ashbourne
Hundred: Wirksworth
Province: Canterbury