Derbyshire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





England—Derbyshire

Explore research in Derbyshire.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Derbyshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Derbyshire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Derbyshire.
    FS Wiki: Derbyshire England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Derbyshire research.
  3. Learn about tracing your family's roots in Derbyshire.
    Tracing Your Family's Roots in Derbyshire



Goal 2: Learn about Derbyshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Derbyshire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Derbyshire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Derbyshire Archives and Libraries
  2. Search the Record Guide on the Derbyshire City Council site. Search tips are available here.
  3. Search for free online books on Derbyshire research on the FamilySearch site.





Goal 3: Learn about Derbyshire civil registration and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Derbyshire civil registration.

  1. Explore Derbyshire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Derbyshire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Derbyshire census records.

  1. Learn about Derbyshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Derbyshire census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Derbyshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Derbyshire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Derbyshire church records in this article.
    FS—Derbyshire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.
  3. Read this Parish Register guide from the Derbyshire City Council site.
    Parish Register Guide
  4. Read this Non-Conformist guide (non-Anglican churches) from the Derbyshire City Council site.
    Non-Conformist Guide
  5. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Derbyshire.

B. Explore Derbyshire cemetery records.

  1. Explore Derbyshire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Read this Cemeteries guide from the Derbyshire City Council site.
    Parish Register Guide
  3. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  4. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Derbyshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Derbyshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Derbyshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Derbyshire Probate Records
  2. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.
  3. Learn about land and property records on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.
  4. Search the wills database on the Derbyshire City Council site. Search tips are available here.
  5. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Derbyshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Derbyshire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Derbyshire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Derbyshire Probate Records
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Derbyshire maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.





Goal 7: Learn about Derbyshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Derbyshire newspapers.

  1. Search Derbyshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  2. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Derbyshire research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 9: Search records from Derbyshire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Derbyshire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Derbyshire Genealogy page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Derbyshire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Derbyshire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Derbyshire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Derbyshire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Derbyshire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Derbyshire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Derbyshire Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Derbyshire site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.