Hints, Staffordshire Genealogy

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

Hints, Staffordshire
Hints St Bartholomew Staffordshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Offlow
County Staffordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Tamworth
Registration District Tamworth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1659
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lichfield
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Hansacre and Armitage
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HINTS (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Tamworth, S. division of the hundred of Offlowand of the county of Stafford, 4 miles (W. by S.) from Tamworth. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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.

Staffordshire BMD have indexes for births. Due to March 2011 reorganisation of the registration service for South Staffordshire districts the historical registration indexes for this district may have been located at the Newcastle under Lyme registration district or Cannock Registration Offices and applications for certificates need to be directed there. Please refer to the "Updates" page of Staffordshire BMD for further information.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Hints Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Staffordshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past Parish Registers -Staffordshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Find My Past Banns-Staffordshire ($)
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1600s-1900s
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Ancestry-Staffordshire, England Church of England BMD ($)
1800s-1900s
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1700s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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Ancestry-Staffordshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1800s-1900s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Tamworth 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/Hints/index.html

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 518-521. Date accessed: 29 October 2012.
  2. 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