Carsington Derbyshire Family History Guide

Carsington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1592
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hognaston
  • Middleton by Wirksworth
  • Wirksworth
  • Brassington
  • Griffe Grange

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CARSINGTON, a parish in Ashborne district, Derby; on the Peak railway, 2 miles W of Wirksworth r. station, and 5 W of Whatstandwell Bridge. Post Town, Wirksworth. Acres, 1,118. Real property, £1,965. Pop., 269. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. Limestone abounds; and lead ore occurs. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £176. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is good. An endowed school has £80. Oldfield, the non-conformist, and Farneworth, the translator of Machiavel, were rectors.

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


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