Great Wyrley, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Great Wyrley, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Great Wyrley, Staffordshire|
|County||Staffordshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Penkridge|
|Parish registers: 1845|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Hansacre and Armitage|
|Location of Archive|
|Staffordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Great Wyrley St Mark is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 from Cannock, Staffordshire Genealogy Ancient Parish. WYRLEY, GREAT, a township, in the parish of Cannock, union of Penkridge, E. division of the hundred of Cuttlestone, S. division of the county of Stafford, 6½ miles (N. N. W.) from Walsall. 
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]
Great Wyrley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free FREG - Search under Cannock|
|GREAT WYRLEY ST MARK PARISH (1845) Online Records|
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Jacobs Hall Lane Methodist Chapel (Great Wyrley) registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|JACOBS HALL LANE METHODIST CHAPEL (GREAT WYRLEY) (1897) Online Records|
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]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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]
Reference[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 703-707. Date accessed: 29 October 2012.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.
- 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
- 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 26 September 2014.