Broughton, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Broughton, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
For other places with the same name see Broughton
BROUGHTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Eccleshall, union of Stone, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 5¼ miles (N. W. by W.) from Eccleshall. 
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.
Broughton St Peter was formed in1787 from par of Eccleshall, Staffordshire
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1885-1993 Mar 1838-1863, 1907-1999 Bur 1885-1993
Lichfield Record Office has no holdings of Bishop's Transcripts
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
- 1532/3 - A List of Families in Broughton, Staffordshire Genealogy 1532/3 FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8
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.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- The Birmingham and Midland Society: Covers Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire
- Staffordshire History: Maintained by the Community Council of Staffordshire
- Staffordshire Record Society