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Websites to help with searches

On this page you will find a list of useful links to help you with your family history research.

Crich Parish

The parish records and lots on local history.

Crich parish

Free BMD

A free listing of some Birth, Marriages and Deaths. Very useful for searches between 1837 and 1902.

Commonwealth War Graves

Search for people killed in action during WW1 and WW2.

Local parishes

Crich folk occasionally married outside the parish! These sites are worth a look as Crich area residents make appearances in these records. St Giles Church, Starkholmes, Matlock. Particularly if your ancestors came from the Wessington and Tansley side of the parish.

Wirksworth Parish Records & Census

Particularly if your ancestors came from Alderwasley, Whatstandwell, Cromford, Lea & Holloway side of the parish

Tansley Holy Trinity Church Records from 1840-1899

Genealogical information service for the UK & Ireland

A page on Crich with links to photographs and further information sources.

DERBYSGEN mailing List

For people with Derbyshire Family History interests. A very friendly site with help generously given.

Derbyshire library services

Online historical newpapers

British Newspapers 1800�1900

A million fully-searchable newspaper pages are waiting for you

Best of all is the Derby Mercury, the nearest thing to a county newspaper we have ever had. Although published in Derby this paper was sold as far north as Sheffield. You can search a single paper or search them all.

This treasure chest is now available free of charge on library computers and at home to anyone with a Derbyshire library ticket.

Choose Infotrac newspapers. In the borrower ID box enter the letters DCC followed by your ticket number. Click on proceed and away you go. Happy hunting!