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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Worcestershire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Worcestershire Parishes]]  
 
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== Parish History  ==
 
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{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}&nbsp;  
 
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"Blackheath was part of the borough of Rowley Regis until 1966, when it became part of the county borough of Warley. Since 1974 it has formed part of the metropolitan borough of Sandwell.  
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Blackheath, 2 miles from Rowley Regis, Staffordshire; P.O.<ref>Bartholomew, John, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21153 ''Gazetteer of the British Isle]'', 1887. Date accessed and adapted: 01 October 2013.</ref>
  
It was historically part of Staffordshire until 1966, when the boundaries were altered to incorporate the new borough of Warley into Worcestershire. Since 1974, it has been part of the West Midlands metropolitan county."<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackheath,_West_Midlands. Date Accessed: 30 March 2012</ref>  
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Blackheath was part of the borough of Rowley Regis until 1966, when it became part of the county borough of Warley. Since 1974 it has formed part of the metropolitan borough of Sandwell.
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It was historically part of Staffordshire until 1966, when the boundaries were altered to incorporate the new borough of Warley into Worcestershire. Since 1974, it has been part of the West Midlands metropolitan county.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackheath,_West_Midlands. Date Accessed: 30 March 2012</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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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|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]  
 
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== References  ==
 
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[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/Blackheath.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
 
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/Blackheath.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
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Revision as of 09:24, 1 October 2013

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

 

Blackheath, 2 miles from Rowley Regis, Staffordshire; P.O.[1]

Additional information:

Blackheath was part of the borough of Rowley Regis until 1966, when it became part of the county borough of Warley. Since 1974 it has formed part of the metropolitan borough of Sandwell.

It was historically part of Staffordshire until 1966, when the boundaries were altered to incorporate the new borough of Warley into Worcestershire. Since 1974, it has been part of the West Midlands metropolitan county.[2]

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]

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee ($) or free.

  • FamilySearch now has all of the British Censuses available.
  • findmypast ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
  • The Genealogist.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.



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
[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]

  1. Bartholomew, John, Gazetteer of the British Isle, 1887. Date accessed and adapted: 01 October 2013.
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackheath,_West_Midlands. Date Accessed: 30 March 2012


Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.