Denstone All Saints, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Denstone All Saints

Parish History

Denstone All Saints was formed in 1860 from Denstone a township in Alton, Staffordshire parish, the township of Prestwood in Ellastone, Staffordshire parish and part of Rocester, Staffordshire

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Denstone like this:

DENSTON, a township-chapelry in Alton parish, Stafford; near Rocester-Junction r. station, 5 miles N of Uttoxeter. Post town, Rocester, under Ashborne. Real property, £1, 489. Pop., 241. Houses, 53. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, Sir T. P. Heywood, Bart. A great middle-class school or college was founded in 1869.


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 Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Registers for this parish are with the incumbent in the parish and there are no holdings at Lichfield Record Office of Bishop's Transcripts.

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.

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Poor Law Unions

Cheadle 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

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