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"HALLOW, a parish, in the union of Martley, Lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3 miles (N. N. W.) from Worcester; containing, with the chapelry of Broadheath and hamlet of Shoulton, 1228 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Independents. —See Broadheath."
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.
The original parish registers, 1584-1982 are held at the Worcestershire Record Office, City Centre Branch (otherwise known as the Worcestershire Library and History Centre)
- Trinity Street
- WR1 2PW
- Tel: 01905 765922
- Fax: 01905 765925
- Email: WLHC@worcestershire.gov.uk
- Website: www.worcestershire.gov.uk/records/
For complete information, including map and hours of operation, see The National Archives Archon Directory
The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers, parish chest records, and some transcripts have been microfilmed. See FHL catalog for film numbers.
The Bishop's Transcripts for Worcester were filmed twice. The second filming is not complete, but contains the following:
|Baptisms, marriages and burials (most pages are out of order and many are missing)||1609-1640, 1660-1700||FHL Film 246658 Item 2|
|baptisms, marriages and burials||1820-1832||FHL Film 350575 Item 6|
|baptisms and burials||1833-1838||FHL Film 350589 Item 1|
|marriages||1833-1837||FHL Film 350589 Item 1|
|Baptisms and burials||1838-1875||FHL Film 350639 Item 1|
The first filming was not arranged by parish, but by year for the whole county. Thus, each year's transcripts are on a different microfilm. An FHL finding aid giving FHL film numbers by parish is available as FHL book 942.4 K29bt, also available on microfiche at Family History Centers, fiche 6035756 (2 fiches).
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464211. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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- ↑ Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741
Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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