Last Updated:

Willington Derbyshire Family History Guide

Willington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1698
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Newton Solney
  • Repton
  • Etwall
  • Egginton
  • Findern

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WILLINGTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derby; on the river Trent, the Grand Trunk canal, and the Midland railway, 4½ miles NE of Burton-upon-Trent. It has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent, and a r. station. Acres, 1,270. Real property, £2,677. Pop., 477. Houses, 115. The manor belongs to Sir R. Burdett, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, the Corporation of Etwall Hospital and Repton School. The church is old. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and charities £13.

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


Willington Derbyshire Marriages 1698-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Burton upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Hartshorn
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: Morleston and Litchurch
Province: Canterbury