Tunstall Christ Church, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Tunstall Christ Church, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Tunstall Christ Church, Staffordshire|
|Poor Law Union||Wolstanton and Burslem|
|Parish registers: 1832|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1832|
|Rural Deanery||Stoke upon Trent|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Staffordshire Record Office|
TUNSTALL, a considerable modern town, and a district parish consisting of the townships of Oldcott, Tunstall, and Ranscliff, in the parish of Wolstanton, union of Wolstanton and Burslem, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Newcastle. There are places of worship for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists, and Methodists of the New Connexion; also a Barker meeting-house.
Tunstall Christ Church was created in 1837 from Wolstanton, Staffordshire Ancient Parish.
Subsequent mission churches of Tunstall St Aidan and Tunstall St Chad were formed from the parish (see below)
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.
Tunstall Christ Church was formed in 1837 from part of Wolstanton, Staffordshire
Tunstall 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) - (£)|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|TUNSTALL PARISH (1832) Online Records|
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1832-1959 Mar 1838-1978 Bur 1832-1929
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1832-1868 Mar none Bur 1832-1868 Bap/Bur missing 1838, 1840-1842, 1846-1852, 1854
Tunstall St Aidan former Mission Church to Tunstall Christ Church now closed
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1914-1965 Mar none Bur none It is advisable to search the Tunstall Christ Church baptismal register for earlier years
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts No holdings
Tunstall St Chad former Mission Church to Tunstall Christ Church now closed
Tunstall St Mary parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|TUNSTALL ST MARY PARISH Online Records|
|FMP||1652 (sic)-1900||1652 (sic)-1900||1838-1900||1838-1900|
- 1532/3 - A List of Families in Tunstall Christ Church, Staffordshire Genealogy 1532/3 FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8
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
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. 398-401. Date accessed: 08 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 21 August 2014.
- 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (N-Z), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 23 September 2013.
- 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