Blackwell Derbyshire Family History Guide

Blackwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Alternative names: Blackwell near Alfreton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1685
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLACKWELL, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Mansfield and county of Derby. The parish lies on the verge of the county, 2½ miles NE of Alfreton r. station. Post Town, Normanton, under Alfreton. Acres, 1,700. Real property, £2,705; of which £400 are in mines. Pop., 517. Houses, 101. The property is divided among a few; and coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £90. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church was built in 1826. There are a P. Methodist chapel and an endowed school. The sub-dist. comprises four parishes. Pop., 4,552.

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

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Blackwell, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Blackwell, 1664-1864 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Blackwell (near Alfreton, Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Blackwell, parish registers, 1895-1991 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Blackwell (near Alfreton, Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Blackwell, Wesleyan Methodist Church, church records, 1875-1997 Author: Wesleyan Methodist Church (Blackwell, Derbyshire); Methodist Church (Blackwell, Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers for Blackwell, near Alfreton, 1685-1913 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Blackwell (near Alfreton, Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Blackwell by Alfreton, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Blackwell (near Alfreton), Derby, England ; christenings, 1664-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Blackwell by Alfareton, Derby, England ; christenings, 1813-1864 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

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

Cemeteries

A transcript of the memorial inscriptions in the church and churchyard of St. Werburghs, Blackwell Author: Derbyshire Family History Society

A Transcription of the memorial inscriptions of the Primitive Methodist Church, Westhouses, Derbyshire Author: Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Blackwell (near Alfreton), Blackwell Church of England School, admission registers, 1912-1921 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

Administration

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