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Guide to Draycott le Moors, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Draycott le Moors, Staffordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Totmonslow
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Cheadle PLU
Registration District Cheadle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1669
Bishop's Transcripts: 1676
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cheadle
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

DRAYCOT-IN-THE-MOORS (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Cheadle, S. division of the hundred of Totmonslow, N. division of the county of Stafford, 7½ miles (N. E.) from Stone.[1]

St Margaret Draycott in the Moors is an Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Totmonslow and Cresswell.

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.

Please see Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Draycott le Moors parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
DRAYCOTT LE MOORS PARISH (1585) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1669-1842 1669-1842 1672-1837 1672-1837 1678-1812 1678-1812
FS 1676-1868
1676-1857

NBI

1585-1837

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1669-1941 Mar 1669-1948 Bur 1669-1935
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1669-1868 Mar 1669-1857 Bur 1669 -1868

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 474630.

Poor Law Unions

Cheadle 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/Draycott/index.html

Reference

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 88-91. Date accessed: 30 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
  3. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 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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