Ettingshall, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Parish History

ETTINGSALL, an ecclesiastical district, partly in the parish of Sedgley, union of Dudley, and partly in the parish and union of Wolverhampton, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 1 mile (W. S. W.) from Bilston. The Wesleyans have two places of worship. [1]

Ettingshall Holy Trinty is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1837 from  Sedgley, Staffordshire Ancient Parish,  Wolverhampton St Peter, Staffordshire Ancient Parish and  Bilston, Staffordshire Ecclesiastical Parish.


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.

See West Midlands BMD and Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Ettingshall Holy Trinity was formed in 1837

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1835-1961 Mar 1847-1990 Bur none no burial ground
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1835-1856 Mar none Bur none

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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

Dudley Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Wolverhampton 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.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 186-191. Date accessed: 22 October 2012.