Stapleton, Shropshire Genealogy

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

Parish History

STAPLETON (St. John), a parish, in the union of Atcham, hundred of Condover, S. division of Shropshire, 6 miles (S. by W.) from Shrewsbury.[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

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)
IARC = Internet Archive - free
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[2]
MLOC = Mel Lockie website - free
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]
STAPLETON PARISH (1546) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1546-1812

IARC 1546-1812
1546-1812
1546-1812
JOIN
1546-1812

MLOC 1546-1812
1546-1812
1546-1812
PALL
1790-1812

Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1813-1853 Marr 1613-1842 Bur 1813-1853

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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

Non Conformist Churches

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 474584.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Shropshire 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

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 192-195. Date accessed: 14 May 2012.
  2. Shropshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 9 September 2013.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.