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==== Church records  ====
  
Betley St Margaret was formed in 1796<br>
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Betley St Margaret was formed in 1796  
  
Betley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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Betley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''BETLEY PARISH (1538) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Betley Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://freereg2.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://archive.org/details/betleyparishregi00byubetl '''1538-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ '''1538-1839''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''1538-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ '''1538-1839''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales '''1538-1930s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1538-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 '''1790-1812''']
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Deposited parish registers at [[Staffordshire Record Office]] Bap 1538-1992 Mar 1538-1999 Bur 1538-1985<br>[[Lichfield Record Office]] holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1673-1989 Mar 1673-1847 Bur 1873- 1859 missing Bap/Bur 1849-1850
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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 [https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/homepage.aspx Staffordshive Record Office].
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*Deposited parish registers at [[Staffordshire Record Office]] Baptisms 1538-1992; Marriages 1538-1999; Burials 1538-1985.
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*[[Lichfield Record Office]] holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Baptisms 1673-1989; Marriages 1673-1847; Burials 1873-1859; missing Baptisms and Burials 1849-1850.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Revision as of 16:17, 5 June 2019


Guide to Betley, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Betley, Staffordshire
Betley St Margaret Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Pirehill
County Staffordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Newcastle under Lyme
Registration District Newcastle under Lyme
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1673
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newcastle under Lyme
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BETLEY (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Newcastle-under-Lyme, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 7½ miles(W. by N.) from Newcastle. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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.

See also Staffordshire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Betley St Margaret was formed in 1796

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

FS PRs = England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC = Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry) - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Betley Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1944
1538-1944
1538-1944
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1900
1538-1900
1538-1900
FMP Marr

1636-1893


FMP Banns

1653-1900


ANC 1538-1839
1538-1839
1538-1839
NBI



1538-1930s
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 Staffordshive Record Office.

  • Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Baptisms 1538-1992; Marriages 1538-1999; Burials 1538-1985.
  • Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Baptisms 1673-1989; Marriages 1673-1847; Burials 1873-1859; missing Baptisms and Burials 1849-1850.

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]

Newcastle under Lyme 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
[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Betley

Betley Homepage

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 22 October 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  3. 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