Alcester, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Alcester (St. Nicholas), is a town, a parish, a sub district, and a district in Warwickshire. It is 15 miles WSW of Warwick is on the Birmingham and Malvern railway, 9 miles NNE of Evesham. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians. The town post office is under Redditch.[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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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

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 464168.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire 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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 20-26. Accessed and adapted 12 October, 2013.

Information from the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry