Osmaston by Ashbourne Derbyshire Family History Guide

Osmaston by Ashbourne is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1849 from chapelry in Brailsford Ancient Parish. 

Alternative names: Osmaston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1606
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Reform.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OSMASTON, a village and a parish in Ashborne district, Derby. The village stands on an eminence, 2¼ miles SE by S of Ashborne r. station; was formerly called Osmaston-in-the-Wood; and has a post-office under Ashborne. The parish comprises 1,254 acres. Real property, £2,517. Pop. in 1851, 366; in 1861, 289. Houses, 57. The decrease of pop. arose from temporary circumstances connected with the Manor Hall. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to F. Wright, Esq. O. Manor Hall is Mr. W. 's seat, and was built in 1851. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £200. Patron, F. Wright, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1845; is in the decorated English style; and consists of nave and aisles, with vestry and tower. There is a national school.

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

Parish Records - FamilySearch

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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

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: Ashbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Radbourne
Poor Law Union: Ashbourne
Hundred: Appletree
Province: Canterbury