Birmingham Bishop Ryder, Warwickshire Genealogy

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Birmingham Bishop Ryder, Warwickshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Birmingham
County Warwickshire
Poor Law Union Birmingham
Registration District Birmingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1880
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arden
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1837 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory); Post-1836 - Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office

Parish History

Birmingham Bishop Ryder is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1841 from Birmingham St Martin, Warwickshire Ancient Parish.

Bishop Ryder's church, built in commemoration of the late prelate of that name, was consecrated Dec. 18th, 1838; it contains 1574 sittings, of which 813 are free, and the expense of erection was £4300. The living is in the gift of Trustees.

From: 'Birkenshaw - Birmingham'.[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

See also A Comprehensive List of Birmingham Parishes and Chapels for details of microfim for this parish.


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 464170.



Poor Law Unions

Birmingham Poor Law Union, Warwickshire


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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 255-263. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 November 2013.