Dudley Wood St John, Worcestershire Genealogy

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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.  
  
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.<br>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.
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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.<br><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 16:41, 23 June 2013

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Dudley Wood St John the Evangelist

Contents

Parish History

Dudley Wood St John the Evangelist was formed as an Ecclesiastical Parish from Netherton St Andrew, Worcestershire

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 the mother parish Netherton St Andrew, Worcestershire

Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers Bap 1931-1970 Marr 1950-1979 Bur none

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

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 created after the abolition of the Dudley Poor Law Union

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