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Guide to Wellington, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Wellington, Staffordshire
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Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Pirehill
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Stoke on Trent PLU
Registration District Stoke upon Trent
Records begin
Parish registers: 1845
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stoke upon Trent
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

Wellington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 from Hanley, Staffordshire Ecclesiastical Parish. [1]

Two districts, respectively named Northwood and Wellington, were formed in 1845. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and other Methodists. [2]

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

Hanley St Luke (Wellington) was formed in 1845 from part of Hanley, Staffordshire St John

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]
WELLINGTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1848-1901
1854-1900

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1848-1969 Mar 1854-1975 Bur no burial ground
Lichfield Record Office 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

Stoke Upon Trent 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. http://maps.familysearch.org/
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 396-401. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.
  3. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.

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