Brown Edge, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Brown Edge, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
BROWN-EDGE, a chapelry in Norton-in-the-Moors parish, Stafford; near the Manchester and Birmingham railway, 3 miles N of Burslem. It was constituted in 1844.
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.
Brown Edge St Anne formed 1844 from part of Norton le Moors, Staffordshire
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1845-1967 Mar 1845-1990 Bur 1845-1963
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap none Mar none Bur 1851-1852
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 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 474620.
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.
- 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales &amp;st=Brown%20Edge