Derbyshire Family History Society

NEWS

NEW DATA TO SEARCH


A large number of non-conformist registers have been uploaded to our site along with a few more cemetery records. Please keep an eye out as more are going on all the time - Methodist, Independent, Baptist, etc. Amazing what can be found. At the moment it is just baptisms, but they are from all over Derbyshire such as Alfreton, Melbourne, South Derbyshire etc. More will continue to be added over the coming weeks.

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DFHS OPEN DAY

WEDNESDAY 8TH JUNE 2022

MUSEUM OF MAKING, DERBY


Come and join us at our Open Day. Get advice on starting your own family tree or help in knocking down that brick wall from our experienced researchers. Browse stalls selling family history merchandise and enjoy displays from local societies. Computer access to genealogy sites on the day, special offers for those who want to join the Society on the day, and talks by Lucy Bamford and Gay Evans who has stepped in at the last minute for Steven Flinders. There will be a raffle and a chance to go round the rest of the museum. Refreshments available. Please spread the word, the more we can get to join us the better.

NEWS

Probate Register 1901-1935

Work on this has been completed


After many years of work by volunteers the index of Derbyshire probates has been completed and is being made available to members online. Extracted form the National Probate Register it lists the names, addresses and dated of death for people in Derbyshire and Burton on Trent from 1901 to 1935. In addition, the place of death if it was away from home is given and the date of probate with the office concerned.