Upper Langwith Derbyshire Family History Guide

Upper Langwith is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1685
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1666

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Scarcliffe
  • Shirebrook
  • Warsop with Sookholme
  • Norton Cuckney
  • Bolsover
  • Pleasley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LANGWITH (UPPER), a parish in the district of Mansfield and county of Derby; contiguous to Notts, 6 miles NNW of Mansfield r. station, and 9 ESE of Chesterfield. Post-town, Langwith, under Mansfield. Acres, 1,600. Rated property, £1,265. Pop., 183. Houses, 36. The manor and most of the land belong to the Duke of Devonshire. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £204. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is old but good, and has a low tower.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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