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Guide to Worcester College Precincts, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Worcester College Precincts, Worcestershire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Worcester
County Worcestershire
Poor Law Union Worcester PLU
Registration District Worcester
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Worcester College Precincts: An extra-parochial place and a separate Civil Parish in 1858. Included the area of Worcester St Mary (Cathedral), the Cathedral not being a separate civil unit. Abolished civilly in 1898 to help create Worcester Civil Parish.[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

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 464215.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire 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

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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