Eckington, Derbyshire Family History Guide

Eckington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Mosborough, Renishaw, and Troway.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ECKINGTON, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in Chesterfield district, Derby. The township lies on the river Rother, adjacent to the Midland railway and the Chesterfield canal, 6 miles NNE of Chesterfield; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Chesterfield. The parish contains also the townships of Troway, Renishaw, Ridgeway, and Mosborough. Acres, 6,610. Real property, £20,601; of which £4,631 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 4,958; in 1861, 6,064. Houses, 1,189. The property is much subdivided. The working of coal has recently been much extended; and the manufacture of pottery and hardware is largely carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Valne, £774. Patron, the Crown. The church is good. The vicarage of Ridgeway is a separate benefice. There are four Methodist chapels, a R. Catholic church and college, an endowed free school, and some charities. The sub-district includes also Killamarsh parish and Staveley township. Acres, 14,938. Pop., 13,948. Houses, 2,620.

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 Eckington, 1841-1891

Parish chest material, and poor law records, 1667-1861 Author: Eckington (Derbyshire)

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Eckington, 1664-1865 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eckington (Derbyshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Ridgeway, 1841-1857 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Ridgeway (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, Hight Street Memorial Wesleyan Methodist chapel, church records, 1914-1963 Author: Hight Street Memorial Chapel (Eckington, Derbyshire : Wesleyan Methodist); Hight Street Memorial Chapel (Eckington, Derbyshire : Methodist); Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, parish registers, 1901-1987 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eckington (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office; University of York. Borthwick Institute

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, St. Mark’s Mosbrough, parish registers Author: University of York. Borthwick Institute

Parish chest material, and poor law records, 1667-1861 Author: Eckington (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Eckington, 1559-1944 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eckington (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for Ridgeway, 1841-1943 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Ridgeway (Derbyshire)

Parish registers for St. Mark’s Church, Mosborough, 1877-1915 Author: Church of England. St. Mark’s Church (Mosborough, Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Eckington, Derby., Eng

Computer printout of Ridgeway by Eckington, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Eckington, Derby, England ; marriages, 1800-1865 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Eckington, Derbyshire, England ; christenings, 1800-1865 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Occupations

Parish chest material, and poor law records, 1667-1861 Author: Eckington (Derbyshire)

Parish chest records, 1674-1814 Author: Eckington (Derbyshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish chest material, and poor law records, 1667-1861 Author: Eckington (Derbyshire)

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, Birk Hill Infants school, admission registers, 1875-1949 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, Eckington Camm’s Endowed School, admission registers, 1875-1938 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

England, Derbyshire, Eckington, Marsh Lane Primary School, admission registers, 1885-1951 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

Court Records

Eckington Court rolls Author: Garratt, H. J. H. (Harold Johnstone Hobson); Manor of Eckington. Court (Derbyshire)

Manoral court rolls, 1766-1785 Author: Manor of Eckington. Court (Derbyshire)

History

People and places of the Eckington district Author: Shaw, G. W.; Eckington and District Preservation and Historical Society

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