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Revision as of 14:06, 13 December 2012

England Gotoarrow.png Staffordshire Gotoarrow.png Staffordshire Parishes

Parish History

WILLENHALL, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Wolverhampton, S. division of the hundred of Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 3 miles (W.)from Walsall, on the road to Wolverhampton. Two districts, named respectively St. Stephen's and Holy Trinity, were endowed in 1846. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. [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.

See West Midlands BMD and Staffordshire BMD

Church records

Willenhall St Stephen was formed in 1846

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1848-1992 Mar 1854-1974 Bur none no burial ground
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts none held

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

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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 577-579. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.

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