Pensnett, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Pensnett, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Stourbridge|
|Parish registers: 1845|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Staffordshire Record Office|
Pensnett St Mark is an Ecclesiastical parish formed in 1844 from Kingswinford, Staffordshire.
PENSNETT, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish of King's-Swinford, union of Stourbridge, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Dudley, on the road to King's-Swinford. There are two places of worship for Wesleyans, and one for the New Connexion of Methodists. 
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.
Pensnett St Mark parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FREG = FreeREG - free FREG - Search under Staffordshire, Kingswinford|
|PENSNETT ST MARK (1844) Online Records|
Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers Bap 1834-1936 Marr 1850-1956 Bur 1849-1854
Church Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Pensnett). This Chapel has 3 Registers - Wesleyan Methodist Register 1849-1949, Methodist Church 1940-1956 & Methodist Church (Old Church St. Society) 1949-1965. All the entries are under Church St. Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.
|CHURCH STREET WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL PENSNETT (1849) Online 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 474624.
Poor Law Unions
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.
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