Hill and Cakemore, Worcestershire Genealogy
Guide to Hill and Cakemore, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, described Hill like this:
HILL, a township in Halesowen parish, Worcester; near the river Stour, the Netherton canal, and the boundary with Salop, in the vicinity of Halesowen.
CAKEMORE, a township, in the parish of Hales Owen, union of Stourbridge, Upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, Hales-Owen and E. divisions of Worcestershire. This place, which was until lately in the county of Salop, is situated on the borders of Staffordshire, and north north-east of the town of Hales-Owen.
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
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.
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 464210.
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.
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Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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