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Guide to Coppenhall, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Coppenhall, Staffordshire
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Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Cuttlestone
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Penkridge PLU
Registration District Penkridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1762
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Penkridge
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Penkridge
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

COPPENHALL, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Penkridge, E. division of the hundred of Cuttlestone, S. division of the county of Stafford, 3 miles(S. by W.) from Stafford.[1]

Coppenhall St Lawrence is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1744 from chapelry in  Penkridge, Staffordshire Ancient Parish.

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.

Church records

Coppenhall St Lawrence parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
FS = FamilySearch - free[4]
COPPENHALL PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1678-1812 1678-1812 1684-1883 1684-1883
FREG 1813-1920
1847-1853
1871-1999
FS 1762-1859


Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1678-1984 Mar 1678-1996 Bur 1678-1984
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1762-1859 Mar 1762-1859 Bur none

Many of Staffordshire's Parish Register entries have been transcribed in
full by Staffordshire Freereg and can be searched for free.

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 474612.

Poor Law Unions

Penkridge 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/STS/Coppenhall/index.html

Reference

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 682-685. Date accessed: 30 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
  3. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 17 September 2013.
  4. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.
  5. 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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