Penkhull, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Penkhull, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Stoke on Trent|
|Registration District||Stoke upon Trent|
|Parish registers: 1843|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Rural Deanery||Stoke upon Trent|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Staffordshire Record Office|
Penkhull St Thomas is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 from Stoke upon Trent Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Basford, Stoke Road, Penkhall, and Hartshill.
The church was designed by George Gilbert Scott. PENKHULL, a township, in the parish and union of Stoke-upon-Trent, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford.
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.
Penkhull St Thomas formerly a township and chapelry in Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire St Peter EP was formed in 1845
Penkhull parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free FREG - Search under Stoke-upon-Trent|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|PENKHULL ST THOMAS PARISH (1843) Online Records|
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1843-1915 Mar 1845-1927 Bur 1844-1939
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1844-1868 Mar none Bur 1844-1868 missing Bap Bur 1845-1847, 1849-1867
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 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.
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 545-549. Date accessed: 01 November 2012.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.
- 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 23 July 2014.
- 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 15 August 2014.
- 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (N-Z), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 23 September 2013.