Sutton St Michael, Herefordshire Genealogy

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Sutton St Michael, Herefordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxash
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Hereford
Registration District Hereford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1593
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Weston
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

SUTTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the hundred of Broxash, union and county of Hereford, 4¼ miles (N. N. E.) from the city of Hereford. [1]

Sutton is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire.

Sutton St Michael is an Ancient Parish and neighbours Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire in the same civil parish.

The parishes of Sutton St Michael and Sutton St Nicholas were united in 1876 and St Nicholas became the Parish church.

The church of St Michael, Sutton has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

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.

Church records

Census records

See Herefordshire Census

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] to locate outside UK.

Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901



Poor Law Unions

Hereford Poor Law Union, Herefordshire

Probate records

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 271-274. Accessed and adapted 30 April, 2013.

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