Hilderstone, Staffordshire Genealogy

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

Hilderstone, Staffordshire
Hilderstone Christ Church Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Pirehill
County Staffordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Stone
Registration District Stone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1830
Bishop's Transcripts: 1833
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stone
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Hilderstone Christ Church is anEcclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1833 from Stone, Staffordshire Genealogy Ancient Parish. HILDERSTONE, a liberty, in the parish and union of Stone, S. division of the hundred of Pirehill, N.division of the county of Stafford, 3 miles (E. N. E.)from Stone. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [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 Staffordshire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Hilderstone Christ Church was formed in 1833 from Stone Parish

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS = FamilySearch - free[3]
HILDERSTONE PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1830-1999
1841-2000
1833-1999
FS 1833-1868


Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1830-1999 Mar 1841-2000 Bur 1833-2009
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1833-1871 Mar 1841-1845 Bur 1833-1871

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]

Stone Poor Law Union, Staffordshire Genealogy

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/STS/Hilderstone/index.html

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 509-512. Date accessed: 29 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 13 September 2013.
  3. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.
  4. 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