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Guide to '''Fradswell, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Fradswell, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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| Hundred = South Pirehill
 
| Hundred = South Pirehill
| Poor Law Union = Stafford
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| Registration District = Stafford
 
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=== Parish History ===
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== Parish History ==
  
 
FRADSWELL, a '''chapelry''', in the parish of Colwich, S. division of the hundred of Pirehill, union,and N. division of the county, of Stafford, 7¼ miles (E. by S.) from Stone. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50970 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 255-259. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.</ref>  
 
FRADSWELL, a '''chapelry''', in the parish of Colwich, S. division of the hundred of Pirehill, union,and N. division of the county, of Stafford, 7¼ miles (E. by S.) from Stone. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50970 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 255-259. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.</ref>  
  
=== Resources  ===
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== Resources ==
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=== Find Neighboring Parishes ===
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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Use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]
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::*Type the name of the parish in the ''search bar''
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::*Choose ''Options'' from the pop up box
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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''The Church of England'' (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor. <br>
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''Non-Conformist'' refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
  
Fradswell parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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==== Church of England ====
 
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| bgcolor="#efdcc3" | <center>'''''Collections'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#d9bfbf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Collections-Staffordshire
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Staffordshire&recordType=2 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1473014 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1473015 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1473016 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/articles/staffordshire-parish-records-coverage?_ga=1.262914124.1703657162.1406144360 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 21 August 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FreeREG
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]<ref>[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyStafford_(A-M).htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England'], ''IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America,'' accessed 18 September 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Find My Past Parish Registers -Staffordshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/staffordshire-baptisms 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/staffordshire-marriages 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/staffordshire-burials 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 8 September 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Banns-Staffordshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/staffordshire-banns 1600s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''FRADSWELL PARISH (1580) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Staffordshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61517/ 1500s-1800s]  </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-Staffordshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61709/ 1800s-2000s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |  <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61709/ 1800s-2000s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61709/ 1800s-2000s]</center>  
 
|-
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
 
 
|-
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1578-1876''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1578-1876''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1579-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1579-1837''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1580-1881''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1580-1881''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://familysearch.org/ '''1666-1835, 1848-1857''']
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://familysearch.org/ '''1666-1835, 1848-1849''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales 1800s-1900s]</center>  
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1580-1837''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
|}
 
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'''''Other Websites'''''<br>
==== Census records  ====
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These databases have incomplete parish coverage. <br>
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* [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Staffordshire/ Joiner Marriage Index - Staffordshire] ($)
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*[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/staffordshire-parish-records The Genealogist Parish Registers - Staffordshire] ($)
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*[http://www.dustydocs.com/ UK Websites for Parish Records] - Links to online genealogical records
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*[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index] -  Links to online genealogical records
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
*'''1532/3''' - A List of Families in {{PAGENAME}} 1532/3 {{FHL|244259|item|disp=FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8}}<ref>Ann J. Kettle, ''A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3'' (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). {{FHL|244259|item|disp=FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8}}</ref>
 
*'''1532/3''' - A List of Families in {{PAGENAME}} 1532/3 {{FHL|244259|item|disp=FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8}}<ref>Ann J. Kettle, ''A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3'' (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). {{FHL|244259|item|disp=FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8}}</ref>
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{{British Census|474623}}  
 
{{British Census|474623}}  
  
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
 
[[Stafford Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Stafford Poor Law Union]]  
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==== Probate records<br>  ====
 
==== Probate records<br>  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Staffordshire Probate Records|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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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Staffordshire Probate Records|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<br>  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers<br>  ==

Latest revision as of 13:24, 12 May 2021


Guide to Fradswell, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Fradswell, Staffordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Pirehill
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Stafford
Registration District Stafford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1578
Bishop's Transcripts: 1666
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stone
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Colwich
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

FRADSWELL, a chapelry, in the parish of Colwich, S. division of the hundred of Pirehill, union,and N. division of the county, of Stafford, 7¼ miles (E. by S.) from Stone. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Fradswell Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Staffordshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past Parish Registers -Staffordshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Find My Past Banns-Staffordshire ($)
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1600s-1900s
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Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Staffordshire ($)
1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s0s
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Ancestry-Staffordshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1800s-1900s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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]

Stafford Poor Law Union

Probate records
[edit | edit source]

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]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/STS/Fradswell/index.html

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 255-259. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.
  2. 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