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A study of a Derbyshire village and its inhabitants 

Webmaster Alan Bloor

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1. Introduction - background information including a brief tour of Stanley village.
2. The Stanley Photo Album - a collection of photographs of Stanley, past and present, and of the people who lived there. Further contributions are always welcome!
3. Stanley Censuses Online - transcriptions of all the censuses taken in Stanley from 1841 to 1901 , together with surname indexes.
4. Baptisms, marriages, burials - search the Parish Registers and Bishops' Transcripts of Stanley for records of your ancestors. Includes St Andrew's and All Saints' churches, plus baptisms from two of Stanley's Methodist Chapels.
5. Marriage Licences - additional information found in pre-1837 marriage allegations and bonds.
6. Stanley Death Certificates 1853 - 1900 - an attempt to fill the gap left by the destruction of the burial register for this period - your assistance needed.
7. Memorial Inscriptions - the MIs of Stanley St Andrew's and Stanley Common All Saints churches, plus an index of all the names.
8. Trade Directories - entries from a number of local directories.
9. Stanley Wills - Summaries of the wills of Stanley residents.
10. Stanley Strays - a collection of people from Stanley who are later found elsewhere.
11. Stanley in Print - transcriptions of newspaper articles relating to events in Stanley
12. The Stanley Family Tree - a family tree of over 2000 connected individuals in Stanley - are your ancestors included?
13. Miscellany - a section for topics which are not extensive enough to have a section of their own.
14. Addresses, links and helpful hints - where to go to see the Stanley records.