Upper Gornal, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Upper Gornal, Staffordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Upper Gornal is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1844 from Sedgley, Staffordshire Ancient Parish.
GORNALL, UPPER, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Sedgley, union of Dudley, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 2 miles (N. W.) from Dudley. The Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans have places of worship. 
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.
Upper Gornal St Peter (for earlier registers see Sedgley, Staffordshire)
Upper Gornal parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers Bap 1844-1958 Marr 1844-1976 Bur 1859-1868 Microfilmed Bap 1834-1934 Marr 1844-1943 Bur 1859-1943
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 474626.
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
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