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Moxley, Staffordshire Genealogy

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

Moxley, Staffordshire
Moxley All Saints Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Seisdon; South Offlow
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Walsall; Wolverhampton
Registration District Walsall; West Bromwich
Records begin
Parish registers: 1838
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Walsall
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

MOXLEY, a village in Wednesbury parish, and a chapelry partly also in Darlaston and Wolverhampton parishes, Stafford. The village stands near the Oxford, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton railway, 1 mile S E of Bilston.[1]

Moxley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 fromDarlaston, Staffordshire  Ancient Parish and Wednesbury St Bartholomew, Staffordshire  Ancient Parish and  Bilston, Staffordshire Ecclesiastical 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.

See West Midlands BMD and Staffordshire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Moxley All Saints was formed in 1845 from parts of Bilston, Staffordshire (St Leonard) Darlaston, Staffordshire and Wednesbury St Bartholomew, Staffordshire parishes

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS = FamilySearch - free[5]
MOXLEY ALL SAINTS (1838) PARISH Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1838-1876

FMP 1838-1901 1838-1901 1837-1900 1837-1900 1851-1901 1851-1901
FREG 1838-1880

FS 1838-1876

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1838-1977 Mar 1851-1992 Bur 1851-1960
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1832-1842 Mar none Bur none

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Moxley Wesleyan Methodist Chapel registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:



Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1844-1964

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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]

Wolverhampton Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Walsall Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 70-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales&st=Moxley
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 11 September 2013.
  3. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 23 July 2014.
  4. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 August 2014.
  5. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 23 September 2013.