Knightwick with Doddenham, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Knightwick with Doddenham, Worcestershire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Doddingtree; Oswaldslow
County Worcestershire
Poor Law Union Martley
Registration District Martley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539; Separate registers exist for Doddenham beginning 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1612; Separate records exist for Doddenham beginning 1612
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Worcester
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Record Office

Parish History

KNIGHTWICK (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Martley, Lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 8½ miles (W.) from Worcester. This parish is situated on the borders of Herefordshire, and separated from Doddenham by the river Teame.[1]

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.

Church records

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 464211.


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.

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 11 October 2013.
Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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