Goldenhill, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Goldenhill, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

GOLDEN-HILL, a village, in the township of Oldcott, parish of Wolstanton, union of Wolstantonand Burslem, hundred of Pirehill, county of Stafford, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Burslem. [1]


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

Goldenhill St John the Evangelist was formed from part of Wolstanton, Staffordshire in 1842

Goldenhill parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
GOLDENHILL PARISH (1841) Online Records


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BIVRI 1841-1909

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1841-1923 Mar 1849-1919 Bur 1841-1888
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1841-1854 Mar none Bur 1841-1854 Bap & bur missing 1846-1852

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

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

Wolstanton and Burslem Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Probate records

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.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 312-315. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.