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Bewdley, Shropshire Genealogy


Guide to Bewdley, Shropshire, England ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish records, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Bewdley is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.  

Parish HistoryEdit

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Civil RegistrationEdit

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 recordsEdit

Census recordsEdit

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

WebsitesEdit

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