Scropton, Derbyshire and Staffordshire Family History Guide

Scropton is an Ancient Parish mostly in Derbyshire and partly in Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Needwood Forest, Broomhill, Foston, Foston and Scropton

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1680
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1665

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Scropton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SCROPTON, a township and a parish in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and counties of Derby and Stafford. The township lies on the river Dove and on the North Staffordshire railway, 1¾ mile W by N of Tubury r.station, and 6½ N W of Burton-upon-Trent. Pop. of the Derby portion, 264; of the Stafford portion, 17. Houses, 57 and 3. The parish contains also the township of Foston, which has a post-office under Derby. Acres of the parish, 3,340. Real property, £6,589. Pop., 520. Houses, 106. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £80. Patron, J. Broadhust, Esq. The church was built in 1855. There are a free school, and charities £6.

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

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records for Scropton, Staffordshire – Free

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records for Scropton, Derbyshire – Free

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Scropton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Scropton, 1665-1864 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Scropton (Derbyshire)

England, Derbyshire, Scropton, parish registers, 1906-1996 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Scropton (Derbyshire); Derbyshire Record Office

Parish registers for Scropton, 1680-1996 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Scropton (Derbyshire)

Computer printout of Scropton, Derby., Eng

Parish register printouts of Scropton, Derby, England ; marriages, 1813-1856 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

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

Cemeteries

St. Paul's Church, Foston & Scropton, Derbyshire, memorial inscriptions Author: Nourish, Valerie

Schools

England, Derbyshire, Foston and Scropton, Foston and Scropton Board School, admission registers, 1886-1945 Author: Derbyshire Record Office

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: Staffordshire and Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Burton upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Cubley
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: Staffordshire: North Offlow; Derbyshire: Appletree
Province: Canterbury