Walsall St Peter, Staffordshire Genealogy
Guide to Walsall St Peter, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Walsall St Peter, Staffordshire|
|County||Staffordshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Walsall|
|Parish registers: 1841|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Staffordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Walsall St Peter is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1842 from Walsall [St Matthew] Ancient Parish. Non-Church of England denominations identified in Walsall St Peter include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.
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]
Walsall St Peter was formed in 1842 from part of Walsall St Matthew, Staffordshire Genealogy
Walsall St Peter parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|WALSALL ST PETER PARISH (1841) Online Records|
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1841-1973 Mar 1845-1979 Bur no burial ground
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1841-1861 Mar 1845-1849 Bur 1841-1861 Missing 1860 Bap & Bur
Walsall St John parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|WALSALL ST JOHN PARISH (1858) Online Records|
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]
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]
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]
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 13 September 2013.
- 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
- 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 August 2014.
- 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (N-Z), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 23 September 2013.
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.