Burton upon Trent Christ Church, Staffordshire Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Burton upon Trent Christ Church is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1825 from Burton upon Trent St Modwen, Staffordshire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Branston.
Christ Church, erected in 1844 on ground given by his lordship, and to which a district has been also assigned, is a beautiful structure in the early English style, with a square tower surmounted by a graceful spire, and contains 1000 sittings, whereof 750 are free; the cost, £3000, was raised by subscription, aided by public grants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Burton; and has a parsonage, of which likewise the marquess gave the site.
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 452-460. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50848 Date accessed: 02 April 2011.
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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]
Burton upon Trent Christ Church was formed 1845 from part of Burton upon Trent St Modwen, Staffordshire and included Branston township
Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1844-1951 Mar 1860-1946 Bur No burial Ground
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1824-1899 Mar none Bur 1826-1871
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Census records[edit | edit source]
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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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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.
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