Albrighton (near Shrewsbury), Shropshire Genealogy
Guide to Albrighton (near Shrewsbury), Shropshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
ALBRIGHTON (St. John), a parish, in the union of Atcham, hundred of Pimhill, N. division of Shropshire, 4 miles (N.) from Shrewsbury.
Formerly a chapel of ease to Shrewsbury St Mary.
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.
Albrighton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|MLOC = Mel Lockie website - free|
|ALBRIGHTON PARISH (1649) Online Records|
Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1813-1866 Marr none Bur 1813-1866
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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 474591.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Shropshire 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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- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 20-26. Date accessed: 30 April 2012.