Clowne, Derbyshire Family History Guide

Clowne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Alternative names: Clown

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1673

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Methodist New Connexion, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLOWN, a parish in the district of Worksop and county of Derby; 3½ miles E by N of Stavcley r. station, and 8 ENE of Chesterfield. It has a post office under Chesterfield. Acres, 1,860. Real property, £3,238. Pop., 704. Houses, 156. The property is much sub-divided. Limestone is quarried. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £311. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has Norman portions and is good. There are chapels for Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and United Free Methodists. A school has £17 from endowment; and other charities £12.

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

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Clowne, 1841-1891

Church Records

Baptismal register, 1895-1900 Author: Clown Chapel (United Methodist Free Church)

Baptisms, 1882-1895 Author: Clowne United Free Methodist Ebenezer Chapel (Derbyshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Clown, 1668-1869 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Clown (Derbyshire)

Church records, 1898-1901 Author: Clown Chapel (Derbyshire : Primitive Methodist)

England, Derbyshire, Clown, Church Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, church records, 1942-1952 Author: Church Street Chapel (Clown, Derbyshire : Wesleyan Methodist); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Clowne, High Street Ebenezer United Methodist Free Chapel, church records, 1900-1966 Author: High Street Ebeneezer Chapel (Clown, Derbyshire : United Methodist Free); St. Paul’s High Street Chapel (Clowne, Derbyshire : Methodist); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Clowne, parish registers, 1919-1988 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Clown (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Clowne, Primitive Methodist Church, church records, 1894-1906 Author: Primitive Methodist Church (Clown, Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers, 1558-1941, and church and civil records, 1811-1898 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Clown (Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Clowne, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Clown, Derby, England ; marriages, 1813-1836 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Clowne, Derby, England, christenings, 1813-1869 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

The memorial inscriptions of Clowne, St. John the Baptist, Derbyshire Author: Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

Memorial inscriptions, Clowne Cemetery Author: Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish registers, 1558-1941, and church and civil records, 1811-1898 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Clown (Derbyshire)

Court Records

Manor court rolls for Stavely and Clowne, 1495, 1565

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Clowne, Clowne Junior School, admission registers, 1880-1937 Author: Clown Junior School (Clown, Derbyshire); 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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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