Dudley St Francis, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Dudley St Francis is an Ecclesiastical parish created from parts of Dudley St Thomas, Worcestershire and Eve Hill, Worcestershire parishes.

Within this parish the mission church of Dudley St Christopher was later formed.

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 West Midlands BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

For earlier registers refer to Dudley St Thomas, Worcestershire and Eve Hill, Worcestershire

Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers for St Francis Bap 1931-1957 Marr 1932-1975 Bur none

Dudley Archives has deposited Parish registers for St Christopher Mission Church of this parish  Bap 1939-1973 Marr 1961-1972 Bur none

No microfilming of these registers is available. Refer to other parishes in the Dudley Area for earlier years.

Many of Dudley Parish Register entries have been transcribed in full by Staffordshire Freereg and can be searched for free.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

The parish was formed after the Dudley Poor Law Union had ceased to exist.

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]