Moxley, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Moxley All Saints

Parish History

Moxley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 fromDarlaston, Staffordshire  Ancient Parish and Wednesbury St Bartholomew, Staffordshire  Ancient Parish and  Bilston, Staffordshire Ecclesiastical Parish.

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

MOXLEY, a village in Wednesbury parish, and a chapelry partly also in Darlaston and Wolverhampton parishes, Stafford. The village stands near the Oxford, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton railway, 1 mile S E of Bilston; is a modern place, sharing in the manufactories of the Black country; and has a station, jointly with Bradley, on the railway, and a post-office under Wednesbury. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop. in 1861, 3, 857. Houses, 749. Pop. of the Wednesbury portion, 1, 123. Houses, 209. Pop. of the Darlaston portion, 2, 311. Houses, 455. The property is sub-divided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £213.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern and neat.


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

Moxley All Saints was formed in 1845 from parts of Bilston, Staffordshire (St Leonard) Darlaston, Staffordshire and Wednesbury St Bartholomew, Staffordshire parishes

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1838-1977 Mar 1851-1992 Bur 1851-1960
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1832-1842 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

Poor Law Unions

Wolverhampton Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Walsall 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