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Parish Registers

Many Staffordshire parish registers are available online at:

FindMyPast.co.uk.
Familysearch.org
FreeReg.org.uk

Baptisms

421,036 Staffordshire entries are included in England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[1]

Marriages

128,327 Staffordshire entries are included in England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[2]

Burials

Burials from 246 Staffordshire places (779,196 entries) are included in the National Burial Index (£). Coverage.[3]

Parish Registers Held by Incumbents

The following parish registers are still kept at their respective churches and have not been deposited at an archive:

  • Harlaston St Matthew Chapelry
  • Lichfield Christ Church District Chapelry
  • Woore St Leonard Chapelry[4]
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Staffordshire Parish Chest records at the Family History Library

See Wiki articles on Parish Chest records or English Poor Law pre-1834 for more information on what they are and what type of valuable information they contain.

These microfilms can be ordered through FamilySearch and delivered to a FamilySearch Center near your home.  

PARISH YEARS
Abbots-Bromley 1694-1892
Adbaston 1823-1837
Aldridge 1660-1866
Alrewas 1671-1842
Alton 1795-1837
Armitage 1691-1855
Ashley 1665-1855
Balterley 1824; 1838
Barton-under-Needwood 1651-1830
Baswick 1683-1890
Betley 1658-1865; 1824
Biddulph 1630-1734
Bilston 1669-1733
Blithfield 1651-1839
Blymhill 1703-1901
Bradley 1688-1836
Brewood 1662-1832
Brownhills 1878-1895
Burton-upon-Trent 1618-1795
Burntwood 1674-1853
Bushbury 1704-1837
Cannock 1674-1840
Castle-Church 1753-1817
Clifton-Campville 1721-1840
Cheadle 1654-1765
Cheddleton 1809-1867
Checkley 1628-1837
Chorlton 1810-1854
Church-Eaton 1686-1819
Codsalls 1775
Colton 1702-1839
Colwich  1686-1867
Croxden 1787-1837
Darlaston 1690-1818; 1793, 1893
Dilhorne 1699-1843
Drayton-Bassett 1632-1834
Endon 1698-1822
Enville 1687-1851
Farewell 1773-1779
Fradswell 1701-1853
Gayton 1722-1834
Gnosall 1650-1838
Great Barr 1752-1837
Great Wyrley 1712-1840
Grindon 1688-1741
Hamstall-Ridware  1663-1847
Hanbury 1634-1846
Handsworth 1802-1836; 1802-1899
Harborne 1870-1897; 1699-1835
Hatherton 1712-1805
Haughton 1693-1849
High Offley 1793-1825
Hints 1735-1921
Ingestre 1831-1853
Ipstones 1831-1923
Kinfare 1660-1840
King's Bromley 1694-1849
Kingsley 1676-1848
Lapley 1731-1886
Leigh 1761-1837
Lichfield 1632-1837
Longdon 1707-1818
Madeley 1664-1868
Maer 1728-1810
Marston 1792-1836
Mavesyn-Ridware 1668-1694
Milwich 1707-1868
Norbury 1717-1886
Norton-under-Cannock 1781-1817; 1853-1900
Patshull 1688-1805
Pattingham 1652-1845
Rochester 1680-1837
Rugeley 1732-1836
Rushall 1824-1865
Sandon 1739-1843
Saredon 1724-1799
Sedgley 1816-1834; 1819-1841; 1354-1697
Seighford 1731-1828
Sheen 1868-1889
Shenstone 1666-1847
Stafford St. Chad and St. Mary 1735-1744
Standon 1696-1846
Stowe 1711-1900
stretton near Penkridge 1760-1847
Tamworth 1733-1839
Tettenhall 1637-1862
Thorpe-Constantine 1755-1851
Trysull 1709-1885
Tutbury 1685-1918
Uttoxeter 1633-1840
Walsall 1619-1705
Wednesbury 1714-1824
Wednesfield 1809-1901; 1849
Weeford 1768-1848
Weston-Jones 1762-1886
Weston-under-Lizard 1769-1827
Whitmore 1803-1837
Whitmore St. Mary and All Saints 1666-1685
Wichnor 1713-1831
Wombourn 1811-1827
Wordesley
Wolverhampton 1777-1911
Yoxhall 1659-1927


Other records dealing with the parish poor

West Midlands 1815-1850
Labour and the poor in England and Wales v. 2 (Staffordshire, The Midlands) 1849-1851
Poor relief in Staffordshire Lists changes between 1662-1840

References

  1. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  2. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  3. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 1 September 2013.
  4. Peter D. Bloore, National Index of Parish Registers: Vol. 6, Part 1: Staffordshire (London: Society of Genealogists, 1992), 65, 71, 100.