A large parish in the centre of Derbyshire and England
Records cover 40 square miles around Wirksworth
St Mary's Church Wirksworth
The Wirksworth Website contains the results
of an intensive 20-year One-Place-Study of the
Parish of Wirksworth in
central Derbyshire, England. A large number of Baptisms, Marriages,
Burials, Census entries, Pedigrees, MIs, Crimes, Wills, Old photos
and local histories are listed
Most of the data has been transcribed by the author
from microfilm of the original documents
and new data is frequently added.
Much of the information covers
all Derbyshire not just Wirksworth.
You are invited to use the website to study the way of life of the people or trace your ancestors from the Wirksworth Area.
This big website is handwritten in simple HTML 3.0 code, allowing
quick and easy creation of complex new pages and editing of
existing data, ensuring the site always holds the latest information
by frequent updating, and is checked with Explorer 6.0 and Navigator 6.2.
61 million characters in the website, which has
3,095 images and
2,187 text pages listing
13,000 surnames found in
452,000 records held in
75 databases covering
300 years. The
158 Mb website has
210,000 internal links,
averaged 232 pageviews
per day in the last 12 months,
average duration 6.5 mins,
and received over 1,664 reader's comments.
See other websites by the same author.
Links to facilities on Eyelinks.
You are FREE to use any of the DATA and IMAGES on this website,
but if you make any MONEY out of them talk to the WEBMASTER first.
Always credit "Wirksworth website on www.wirksworth.org.uk"