Marchington, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Staffordshire Parishes

Guide to Marchington, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Marchington, Staffordshire
Marchington St Peter memorial Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Offlow
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Uttoxeter
Registration District Uttoxeter
Records begin
Parish registers: 1612
Bishop's Transcripts: 1667
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Tutbury
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History

MARCHINGTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Hanbury, union of Uttoxeter, N. division of the hundredof Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 4 miles(S. E. by E.) from Uttoxeter.[1]

Marchington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1739 from chapelry in Hanbury Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Marchington Woodlands.


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

Marchington St Peter was formed in 1739 a former chaplery of Hanbury, Staffordshire

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)[3]
FS = FamilySearch - free[4]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1612-1644

FMP 1612-1670, 1749-1897 1612-1670, 1749-1897 1612-1669, 1750-1843 1612-1669, 1750-1843 1612-1901 1612-1901
FS 1612-1865

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1612-1979 Mar 1612-1985 Bur 1612-1968 (partially Bishop's transcripts
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1667-1868 Mar 1667-1884 Bur 1667-1868 Missing Bap/Mar/Bur 1838-1840, Bap/Bur 1845-1858

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.

Poor Law Unions

Uttoxeter Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Probate records

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 253-257. Date accessed: 02 November 2012.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.
  3. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 23 July 2014.
  4. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 23 September 2013.
  5. Ann J. Kettle, A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3 (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8