Wingerworth, Derbyshire Family History Guide

Wingerworth is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1728 from chapelry in Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINGERWORTH, a parish, with W. village and four hamlets, in Chesterfield district, Derby; 2¾ miles S by W of Chesterfield r. station. It has a post-office under Chesterfield. Acres, 2,906. Real property, £3,317; of which £88 are in quarries. Pop., 433. Houses, 88. The manor, with W. Hall, belongs to the Hon. F.G. Hunloke. W. Hall occupies the site of an ancient baronial mansion, which was garrisoned by the parliamentarians in 1643. Stubbing Court is the seat of T. H. Pedley, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £250. Patron, the Bishop of L. The church is good; and there are an endowed school with £20 a year, and charities £9.

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

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Derbyshire

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

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: Chesterfield
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Brampton
  • Poor Law Union: Chesterfield
  • Hundred: Scarsdale
  • Province: Canterbury