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== Chapelry History  ==
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Guide to '''Acocks Green, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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== Chapelry History  ==
  
"ACOCK'S GREEN, '''''a chapelry&nbsp;'''''in Yardley parish, Worcester; on the Oxford and Birmingham railway, 4¼ miles SE of Birmingham. It was constituted in 1867; and it has a r. station, a post office‡ under Birmingham, a church of 1867 at a cost of £4,000, a recent handsome Independent chapel, and a Wesleyan chapel."<ref>Wilson, John Marius. [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp; Wales]. Published London 1870, </ref>
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ACOCK'S GREEN, '''chapelry''' in Yardley parish, Worcester; on the Oxford and Birmingham railway, 4¼ miles SE of Birmingham. It was constituted in 1867; and it has a r. station, a post office under Birmingham, a church of 1867 at a cost of £4,000, a recent handsome '''Independent''' chapel, and a '''Wesleyan''' chapel.<ref>John M. Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23086 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''], 1870. Date accessed and adapted: 29 September 2013.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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Acocks Green parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
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Records are also available at the [http://www.thehiveworcester.org/ The Hive] (where the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service is located).
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|464209}}  
 
{{British Census|464209}}  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|Worcestershire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|Worcestershire 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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/AcocksGreen.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]
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[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/AcocksGreen.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]  
  
 
[http://www.bmsgh.org/TYAIB/acocksgreen.html Tracing Your Ancestors in Birmingham from The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry]  
 
[http://www.bmsgh.org/TYAIB/acocksgreen.html Tracing Your Ancestors in Birmingham from The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry]  
  
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Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 15:05, 28 April 2020

Guide to Acocks Green, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

ACOCK'S GREEN, chapelry in Yardley parish, Worcester; on the Oxford and Birmingham railway, 4¼ miles SE of Birmingham. It was constituted in 1867; and it has a r. station, a post office under Birmingham, a church of 1867 at a cost of £4,000, a recent handsome Independent chapel, and a Wesleyan chapel.[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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

FS = FamilySearch - free
ANC = Worcestershire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1541-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
TGEN = Worcestershire Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Acocks Green Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
ANC 1541-1812
1541-1812
1541-1812
TGEN 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1538-1935
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


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

Records are also available at the The Hive (where the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service is located).

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.


Probate records
[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire 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]

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry

Tracing Your Ancestors in Birmingham from The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed and adapted: 29 September 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Worcestershire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk