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].

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

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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

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