Edgbaston St James, Warwickshire Genealogy
|Edgbaston St James, Warwickshire|
|Poor Law Union||Kings Norton|
|Registration District||Kings Norton|
|Parish registers: Not Known|
|Bishop's Transcripts: Not Known|
|Probate Court||Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield (Cathedral)|
|Location of Archive|
|Warwickshire County Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Edgbaston (St James), is the third of three parishes in Edgbaston, it is also a suburb, and a sub-district, in the district of Kings Norton, Warwickshire. St James was built in 1852. The suburb adjoins Birmingham and forms the west end of that town; it lies on the Birmingham canal, adjacent to the Stour Valley railway; there are two post offices, Bristol-Road and Hagley-Road, under Birmingham.
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.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Edgbaston St James parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Edgbaston St James Online Parish Records|
|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.
Census records[edit | edit source]
- 1532/3 - A List of Families in Edgbaston St James, Warwickshire Genealogy 1532/3 FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8
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.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Warwickshire 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]
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Accessed November 19, 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Warwickshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
- Ann J. Kettle, A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3 (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8