Tamworth, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Tamworth, Staffordshire family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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<br>__TOC__'''Part of this parish is in Warwickshire. See also [[Tamworth, Warwickshire|Tamworth, Warwickshire]].'''<br>  
 
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Tamworth is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Staffordshire. Part of the parish is also in Warwickshire. [[Wilnecote and Castle Liberty, Warwickshire]] is a chapelry of Tamworth. Other places in the parish include: Syerscote. <br>  
 
Tamworth is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Staffordshire. Part of the parish is also in Warwickshire. [[Wilnecote and Castle Liberty, Warwickshire]] is a chapelry of Tamworth. Other places in the parish include: Syerscote. <br>  
  
TAMWORTH (St.Edith), a '''borough''', '''markettown''', and '''parish''', and the '''head of a union''', partly in the N., and partly in the S., division of the hundred of Offlow, S. division of the county of Stafford; and partly in the Tamworth division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans; and a Roman Catholic chapel.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51327 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 297-300. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.</ref>  
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TAMWORTH (St.Edith), a '''borough''', '''markettown''', and '''parish''', and the '''head of a union''', partly in the N., and partly in the S., division of the hundred of Offlow, S. division of the county of Stafford; and partly in the Tamworth division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans; and a Roman Catholic chapel.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51327 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 297-300. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.</ref>
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''The History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth: In the Counties of Stafford and Warwick'' (1845) digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=e4YxAQAAIAAJ Google Books] - free.
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''The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of Tamworth, in the County of Stafford'' (1871) digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=ja8HAAAAQAAJ Google Books] - free.
  
 
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Guide to Tamworth, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Contents

Part of this parish is in Warwickshire. See also Tamworth, Warwickshire.

Parish History

Tamworth is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Staffordshire. Part of the parish is also in Warwickshire. Wilnecote and Castle Liberty, Warwickshire is a chapelry of Tamworth. Other places in the parish include: Syerscote.

TAMWORTH (St.Edith), a borough, markettown, and parish, and the head of a union, partly in the N., and partly in the S., division of the hundred of Offlow, S. division of the county of Stafford; and partly in the Tamworth division of the hundred of Hemlingford, N. division of the county of Warwick. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans; and a Roman Catholic chapel.[1]

The History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth: In the Counties of Stafford and Warwick (1845) digitised by Google Books - free.

The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of Tamworth, in the County of Stafford (1871) digitised by Google Books - free.

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.

Staffordshire BMD have indexes for births marriages and deaths. Due to March 2011 reorganisation of the registration service for South Staffordshire districts the historical registration indexes for this district have been located at the Newcastle under Lyme registration district (formerly held at Lichfield) and applications for certificates need to be directed there. Please refer to the "Updates" page of  Staffordshire BMD for further information.

Church records

Tamworth St Editha parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[3]
TAMWORTH ST EDITHA PARISH (1549) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1795-1839

1795-1812
NBI

1549-1890

Tamworth St Editha deposited parish registers held at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1558-1995, Mar 1558-1994, Bur 1558-1919 Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1664-1869, Mar 1664-1844, Bur 1664-1869 note Bap/bur missing for 1865

Tamworth St John the Baptist parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[4]
TAMWORTH ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (1837) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
NBI

1813-1837

Tamworth Cole Hill Presbyterian registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

TAMWORTH COLE HILL PRESBYTERIAN Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1695-1700


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

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 474616.


Poor Law Unions

Tamworth Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Staffordshire 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), pp. 297-300. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 September 2013.
  3. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 September 2013.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 September 2013.