This famous book, handwritten 1824-1860 by Thomas Norris INCE a Wirksworth Solicitor and Genealogist, contains 1,000 pedigrees from the Wirksworth Area and details of 20,000 people among its 484 pages. It has been transcribed by John Palmer, Kathryn Farrell and Sonia Addis-Smith. A computer-generated Surname index is now available for the first time, together with Search results.
CHURCHWARDEN'S ACCOUNTS are the most valuable of parochial records for the wealth of information on such a diverse range of topics. Here are the Wirksworth Accounts from 1658 to 1727. Over 4,500 names and occupations are mentioned. You'll find the price of: Ale, Ravens, Foxes, Wisketts, Oyl, Leastalls, Hedgehogges, Piggs of Lead, Nayles, Bread, Wine, Horses, Lime, Sand, Hair, Bricks, Grease, Spades, Yates, Beesoms, Shoes, Tallow, Letters and Soder. New Bells and Arguments about Rights of Way. How the money was collected and where it all went.