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Parish History

WESTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish, in the S. division of the hundred of Pirehill, union and N. division of the county of Stafford, 4½ miles (N. E.) from Stafford. [1]


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 Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Weston upon Trent St Andrew Ancient Parish

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1583-1969 Mar 1583-1985  Bur 1583-1899
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1666-1884 Mar  1660-1833 Bur1666-1884

Contributor: 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

Stafford Poor Law Union

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. 524-527. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.