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Guide to Lichfield St Michael, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Lichfield St Michael, Staffordshire
St Michael on Greenhill Lichfield, Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lichfield; North Offlow; South Offlow
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Lichfield PLU
Registration District Lichfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1574
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lichfield
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Lichfield St Michael is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1729 from chapelry in Lichfield St Mary Ancient Parish.Other places in the parish include: Edgehill, Edial, Fisherwick, Woodhouses, Pipehill, Streethay, and Pipe Hill.[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.

Staffordshire BMD have indexes for births. Due to March 2011 reorganisation of the registration service for South Staffordshire districts the historical registration indexes for this district have been located at the Newcastle under Lyme registration district (formerly held at Lichfield) and applications for certificates need to be directed there. Please refer to the "Updates" page of  Staffordshire BMD for further information.

Church records

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS = FamilySearch - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
LICHFIELD ST MICHAEL PARISH (1539) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1813-1933
1754-1921
1813-1940
FS 1663-1666, 1691-1868
1663-1666, 1690-1837, 1846-1895


NBI



1539-1936

Lichfield Record Office hold deposited parish registers Bap 1569-1933 Marr 1569-1945 Bur 1569-1940 Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishops Transcripts Bap 1663-1868 Marr 1663-1837 Bur 1663-1868

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 474631.

Poor Law Unions

Lichfield 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/Lichfield/StMichael/index.html

Reference

  1. http://maps.familysearch.org/
  2. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 14 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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