Amblecote, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Amblecote, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Amblecote, Staffordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Halfshire
County Staffordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Stourbridge
Registration District Stourbridge
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see Old Swinford
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see Old Swinford
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Kidderminster
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

Part of this parish is in Worcestershire. See also Amblecote, Worcestershire Genealogy.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

AMBLECOAT, a hamlet in the parish of Old Swinford, union of Stourbridge, S. division of the hundred of Seisdon and of the county of Stafford, ½ a mile (N.) from Stourbridge. There are places of worship for Wesleyans, and Methodists of the New Connexion.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Amblecote parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC = Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry) - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Amblecote Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1944
1538-1944
1538-1944
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1900
1538-1900
1538-1900
FMP Marr

1636-1893


FMP Banns

1653-1900


ANC 1538-1839
1538-1839
1538-1839
NBI



1538-1930s
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Staffordshire Record Office.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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[edit | edit source]

Stourbridge Poor Law Union, Worcestershire

Probate records
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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
[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 22 October 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk