Ipsley, Warwickshire Genealogy
Guide to Ipsley, Warwickshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Alcester|
|Parish registers: 1615|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1612|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Warwickshire County Record Office|
Parish HistoryIPSLEY, is a parish in Alcester district, Warwickshire; it is on the river Arrow and the Redditch railway, and is contiguous to Worcestershire. It contains Headless Cross village, and part of Redditch town, each of these has a post office under Bromsgrove; and it also contains part of Crabs-Cross village. There is a Roman Catholic chapel on the border of the parish.
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.
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.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire 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.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted. Accessed November 15, 2013.