Deritend St John Chapelry, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Deritend St John Chapelry, Warwickshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Birmingham
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Aston
Registration District Aston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1823
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arden
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1836 - Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

DERITEND, a chapelry, in the parish...of Aston, Birmingham division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick. The chapel, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, was erected [by 1699], and repaired in 1842; ..the first chapel was erected here prior to 1381. Two congregations of Baptists and the Wesleyans have each a place of worship, and schools; and there are schools attached to St. John's chapel.[1] The chapelries of Deritend St Gabriel (1869) and Deritend St John the Baptist (1699) were also created respectively in this township, which pages also see.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

See West Midlands BMD

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Church records[edit | edit source]

The following indexed church records of Deritend are currently available for searching at the following websites:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
WWOPC = Warwickshire Online Parish Clerk (OPC)

DERITEND CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1823) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1865-1875 1864-1875 1817-1898
AC 1865-1897 1865-1897 1817-1893

DERITEND ST GABRIEL Chapelry (1869) Indexes - See Deritend St Gabriel & ASTON juxta BIRMINGHAM Parish pages

Baptisms Marriages Burials
AC 1869-1899 1870-1936 None
FS None None None

DERITEND CHAPEL OF ST JOHN (1700) Indexes - See Deritend Christ Church Chapelry & ASTON juxta BIRMINGHAM Parish pages

Baptisms Marriages Burials
AC 1699-1912 None 1792-1812
FS 1699-1868 None None

Bishop's Transcripts deposited at the Birmingham City Archives, Central Library, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham baptisms - 1699-1836 Marr none Bur 1792-1898.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Aston Poor Law Union, Warwickshire

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted. date accessed 5 October 2016.