Hanford, Staffordshire Genealogy

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

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Parish History

Hanford St Matthias is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1828 from Trentham, Staffordshire Ancient Parish.

HANDFORD, or Hanford, a parish, in the union of Stone, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 1 mile (N.) of Trentham. [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.

See Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Hanford St Matthias was formed in 1828 from part of Trentham, Staffordshire

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

FS = FamilySearch - free[2]
HANFORD PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FS 1828-1858


Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1828-1972 Mar 1843-1975 Bur 1828-1909
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1828-1866 Mar 1850-1857 Bur 1828-1868

Missing Bap/Marr/Bur 1840-1850

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 474622.


Poor Law Unions

Stone 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

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 396-401. Date accessed: 29 October 2012.
  2. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.