Hallow, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Guide to Hallow, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hallow, Worcestershire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oswaldslow
County Worcestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Martley
Registration District Martley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1583; For more records see Grimley
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Worcester
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HALLOW, a parish, in the union of Martley, Lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3 miles (N. N. W.) from Worcester; with the chapelry of Broadheath and hamlet of Shoulton. There is a place of worship for Independents.[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.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

The original parish registers, 1584-1982 are held at the Worcestershire Record Office, City Centre Branch (otherwise known as the Worcestershire Library and History Centre)

Trinity Street
Tel: 01905 765922
Fax: 01905 765925
Email: WLHC@worcestershire.gov.uk
Website: www.worcestershire.gov.uk/records/

For complete information, including map and hours of operation, see The National Archives Archon Directory

The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers, parish chest records, and some transcripts have been microfilmed. See FamilySearch Catalog for film numbers.

The Bishop's Transcripts for Worcester were filmed twice. The second filming is not complete, but contains the following:

Hallow Bishop Transcripts, 2nd filming
Notes Dates Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials (most pages are out of order and many are missing) 1609-1640, 1660-1700 FHL Film 246658 Item 2
baptisms, marriages and burials 1820-1832 FHL Film 350575 Item 6
baptisms and burials 1833-1838 FHL Film 350589 Item 1
marriages 1833-1837 FHL Film 350589 Item 1
Baptisms and burials 1838-1875 FHL Film 350639 Item 1

The first filming was not arranged by parish, but by year for the whole county. Thus, each year's transcripts are on a different microfilm. An FHL finding aid giving FHL film numbers by parish is available as FHL book 942.4 K29bt, also available on microfiche at Family History Centers, fiche 6035756 (2 fiches).

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire 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: 08 October 2013.

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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