BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES & BURIALS
This section contains information from the Parish Registers of St Andrew's Church, Stanley, and All Saints' Church, Stanley Common. Also included are the Bishops' Transcripts for Stanley and all the Methodist baptisms that I have been able to locate. I have not been able to include the earliest parish register book for Stanley (baptisms & burials before 1782 and marriages before 1754) since it is so badly damaged that producing a full and accurate transcription would be impossible. Also I have not included any baptisms from less than 100 years ago, or any marriages from less than 75 years ago, in order to minimise the chance of including the names of people still living. With these exceptions, the transcriptions below are complete and, I trust, accurate (if you find any errors please let me know).
See bottom of page for copyright information and acknowledgments.
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COPYRIGHT INFORMATION AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
All Parish Register entries transcribed by myself, and published by permission of Derbyshire Records Office, New Street, Matlock, Derbyshire.
All Bishop's Transcripts published by permission of Lichfield Records Office, The Friary, Lichfield, Staffs. WS13 6QG (where the originals are held under references B/V/7/1 and B/V/7/2).
Bishop's Transcripts 1661 - 1812 transcribed by Heather Eaton and published here with her permission (thanks are also due to Heather for scanning and OCR-ing the document, which saved me a lot of time).
Bishop's Transcripts (burials) 1813 - 1837 transcribed by myself from a document originally transcribed by Heather Eaton. Permission obtained from Heather and from Derbyshire FHS, who hold a copy of the document.
All other Bishop's Transcript records transcribed by myself using photocopies obtained from Lichfield Records Office.
Stanley Common Wesleyan Methodist baptisms up to and including 1900 courtesy of Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group. Entries from 1901 onwards were transcribed by myself from the original register, kept at Derbyshire Records Office.
Stanley Methodist Chapel baptisms transcribed from photocopies supplied by the Erewash Methodist Circuit, and with their permission.
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