Acton Beauchamp, Worcestershire Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Acton Beauchamp St Gles is an Ancient Parish in the village and civil parish of Herefordshire [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acton_Beauchamp+ Acton Beauchamp Wikipedia] Until 1897 the parish was in the county of Worcestershire and the Family History Library designates it as a Worcestershire parish.<br>  
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Acton Beauchamp St Gles is an Ancient Parish in the village and civil parish of Herefordshire [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acton_Beauchamp+ Acton Beauchamp Wikipedia] Until 1897 the parish was in the county of Worcestershire and the Family History Library designates it as a Worcestershire parish.<br>
  
The church of St Giles has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-150842-church-of-st-giles-acton-beauchamp+ British listed building]<br>  
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The church of St Giles has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-150842-church-of-st-giles-acton-beauchamp+ British listed building]<br>
  
See also [http://herefordshirechurches.co.uk/a/acton-beauchamp-st-giles/+ Acton Bauchamp St Giles]<br>  
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See also [http://herefordshirechurches.co.uk/a/acton-beauchamp-st-giles/+ Acton Bauchamp St Giles]<br>
  
 
"ACTON-BEAUCHAMP (St. Giles), '''''a parish''''', in the union of Bromyard, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 4 miles (S. E.) from Bromyard; containing 217 inhabitants."<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741</ref>&nbsp;  
 
"ACTON-BEAUCHAMP (St. Giles), '''''a parish''''', in the union of Bromyard, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 4 miles (S. E.) from Bromyard; containing 217 inhabitants."<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741</ref>&nbsp;  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. <br>  
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Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. <br>
  
 
Link to the Family History Library&nbsp; film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Worcestershire%2C+Acton%2DBeauchamp|subject|disp=Acton Beauchamp}}  
 
Link to the Family History Library&nbsp; film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Worcestershire%2C+Acton%2DBeauchamp|subject|disp=Acton Beauchamp}}  
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
 
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
  
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
  
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>  
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
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[[Bromyard Poor Law Union,Herefordshire]]  
 
[[Bromyard Poor Law Union,Herefordshire]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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.  
  
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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== Web sites  ==
 
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[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/ActonBeauchamp.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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Revision as of 18:40, 28 January 2013

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Contents

Parish History

Acton Beauchamp St Gles is an Ancient Parish in the village and civil parish of Herefordshire Acton Beauchamp Wikipedia Until 1897 the parish was in the county of Worcestershire and the Family History Library designates it as a Worcestershire parish.

The church of St Giles has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

See also Acton Bauchamp St Giles

"ACTON-BEAUCHAMP (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Bromyard, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 4 miles (S. E.) from Bromyard; containing 217 inhabitants."[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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Library  film numbers in their collection Acton Beauchamp

Census records

See Acton Beauchamp

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal: Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] to locate outside UK.

Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901


Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.Find my Past 1911 census search

Poor Law Unions

Bromyard Poor Law Union,Herefordshire

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741