Dudley St Francis, Worcestershire Genealogy

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No microfilming of these registers is available. Refer to other parishes in the Dudley Area for earlier years.  
 
No microfilming of these registers is available. Refer to other parishes in the Dudley Area for earlier years.  
  
Many of Staffordshire's Parish Register entries have been transcribed in full by Staffordshire [http://www.freereg.org.uk/index.shtml Freereg] and can be searched for free.&nbsp;To search for the Dudley records inputted by Staffordshire FreeREG - within a search select County as Staffordshire &amp; within place select Dudley Staffs. Although most of Dudley is within Worcestershire, many of its records are for people living in the surrounding Staffordshire Parishes. The Parish itself was always completely surrounded by Staffordshire and has been incorporated with other Staffordshire Parishes for Civil Registration purposes since 1837.<br>
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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.&nbsp;<br>  
  
 
Contributor: 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
 
Contributor: 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

Revision as of 16:39, 23 June 2013

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Contents

Parish History

Dudley St Francis is an Ecclesiastical parish created from parts of Dudley St Thomas, Worcestershire and Eve Hill, Worcestershire parishes.

Within this parish the mission church of Dudley St Christopher was later formed.

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 West Midlands BMD

Church records

For earlier registers refer to Dudley St Thomas, Worcestershire and Eve Hill, Worcestershire

Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers for St Francis Bap 1931-1957 Marr 1932-1975 Bur none

Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers for St Christopher Mission Church of this parish  Bap 1939-1973 Marr 1961-1972 Bur none

No microfilming of these registers is available. Refer to other parishes in the Dudley Area for earlier years.

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

Contributor: 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

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Poor Law Unions

The parish was formed after the Dudley Poor Law Union had ceased to exist.

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