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Guide to Broughton, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. For other places with the same name see Broughton
Broughton, Staffordshire
Broughton St Peter Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Pirehill
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Stone PLU
Registration District Stone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1838
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Eccleshall
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BROUGHTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Eccleshall, union of Stone, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 5¼ miles (N. W. by W.) from Eccleshall. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

See Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Broughton St Peter was formed in1787 from the parish of  Eccleshall, Staffordshire and parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]  FREG - Search under Eccleshall
  BROUGHTON ST PETER PARISH (1787) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FREG

1885-1993

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1885-1993  Mar 1838-1863, 1907-1999  Bur 1885-1993
Lichfield Record Office has no holdings of Bishop's Transcripts


Census records


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474620.

Poor Law Unions

Stone Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Staffordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 409-412. Date accessed: 16 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 26 May 2014.
  3. Ann J. Kettle, A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3 (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8

 

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