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Revision as of 22:39, 16 July 2012

Parish History

Freeford is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fulfen like this:

FULFEN, an extra-parochial tract in Lichfield district, Stafford; near Lichfield. Pop., 10. House, 1.

Resources

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.

Staffordshire BMD have indexes for births marriages and deaths. Due to March 2011 reorganisation of the registration service for South Staffordshire districts the historical registration indexes for this district have been located at the Newcastle under Lyme registration district (formerly held at Lichfield) and applications for certificates need to be directed there. Please refer to the "Updates" page of  Staffordshire BMD for further information.

Church records


Fulfen is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information. Burntwood, Staffordshire and Lichfield St Michael, Staffordshire are adjacent parishes

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

Lichfield 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