Records of Crime and Punishment

An introductory guide to historical records of criminals, policing, law and order in Derbyshire. Most records relating to crime and punishment contain personal information - if the records relate to people who were born less than 100 years ago, access restrictions apply.  Please contact us to discuss arrangements for accessing these records. Police Outside of … Continue reading Records of Crime and Punishment


This guide outlines the different sources available relating to adoption, only some of which are held by Derbyshire Record Office. Updated 19 June 2020. Note: Information about adoptions and adoptees can only be released to adoptees and must be obtained through the County Council’s Data Protection team. Adoption since 1927 The National Register of Adoptions … Continue reading Adoption