The Genealogy and Local History of the Wirksworth Area, Derbyshire, England from 1600 to 1900 listing 450,000+ original records
The Wirksworth website is believed to be the largest and most detailed study of an English Parish on the Internet
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Millennium One-Place-Study website

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   Site launched 12 Jul 1998

"T'owd man"
the lead miner

 

WELCOME to WIRKSWORTH
Parish Records 1600-1900

 

A large parish in the centre of Derbyshire and England

ISBN 0953284425

Webmaster: Flag of Dorset

     Records cover 40 square miles around Wirksworth and Matlock     

St Mary's Church
Wirksworth

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The Wirksworth Website contains the results of an intensive ten-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 and indexed. 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. There are 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.
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Deciphered, transcribed, compiled, indexed, formatted, hyperlinked, encoded, and copyright © 2009, John Palmer, All Rights Reserved.