Dudley Nonconformists, Worcestershire Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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DUDLEY, a borough, and the head of a union, in the Lower division of the hundred of Halfshire, Dudley and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, though locally in the S. division of the hundred of Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 26 miles (N. N. E.) from Worcester, and 118 (N. W. by N.) from London. There are places of worship for '''Primitive, Kilhamite, and Wesleyan Methodists''', for '''Baptists''', the '''Society of Friends''', '''Independents''', '''Roman Catholics''', and '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50929#s3 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'',  (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 06 October 2013.</ref>
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Dudley is a detached part of Worcestershire which extends into part of Staffordshire. Ecclesiastically within the diocese of Worcester and the Kidderminster deanery it is historically referred to in some records as part of Staffordshire.
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== Resources  ==
 
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<br>Many of Dudley Parish Register entries have been transcribed in full by Staffordshire [http://www.freereg.org.uk/index.shtml Freereg] and can be searched for free.<br><br>  
 
<br>Many of Dudley Parish Register entries have been transcribed in full by Staffordshire [http://www.freereg.org.uk/index.shtml Freereg] and can be searched for free.<br><br>  
  
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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
  
 
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
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> ==
  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
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== Web sites  ==
 
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== Reference ==
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[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/DudleyNonconformists.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>] Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
 
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/DudleyNonconformists.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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Parish History

DUDLEY, a borough, and the head of a union, in the Lower division of the hundred of Halfshire, Dudley and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, though locally in the S. division of the hundred of Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 26 miles (N. N. E.) from Worcester, and 118 (N. W. by N.) from London. There are places of worship for Primitive, Kilhamite, and Wesleyan Methodists, for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Roman Catholics, and Unitarians.[1]

Additional information:

Dudley is a detached part of Worcestershire which extends into part of Staffordshire. Ecclesiastically within the diocese of Worcester and the Kidderminster deanery it is historically referred to in some records as part of Staffordshire.


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


Many of Dudley Parish Register entries have been transcribed in full by Staffordshire Freereg and can be searched for free.

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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 06 October 2013.

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