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Guide to Goldenhill, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Goldenhill, Staffordshire
Goldenhill St John the Evangelist Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Pirehill
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Wolstanton and Burslem PLU
Registration District Wolstanton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1841
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newcastle under Lyme
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

GOLDEN-HILL, a village, in the township of Oldcott, parish of Wolstanton, union of Wolstantonand Burslem, hundred of Pirehill, county of Stafford, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Burslem. [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.

Church records

Goldenhill St John the Evangelist was formed from part of Wolstanton, Staffordshire in 1842

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
GOLDENHILL PARISH (1841) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1841-1909
1849-1906

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1841-1923 Mar 1849-1919 Bur 1841-1888
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1841-1854 Mar none Bur 1841-1854 Bap & bur missing 1846-1852


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 474622.

Poor Law Unions

Wolstanton and Burslem 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

Reference

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 312-315. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.



 

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