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Marchington Woodlands, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Marchington Woodlands St John was formed in 1859 from part ofHanbury, Staffordshire parish

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]

Marchington Woodlands St John

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1859-1980 Mar 1860-1985 Bur 1859-1995
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1859-1965 Mar none Bur 1859-1965


To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Uttoxeter Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]