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Fradswell, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Fradswell, Staffordshire 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 HistoryEdit

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]

ResourcesEdit

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

Fradswell parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
FS = FamilySearch - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[4]
FRADSWELL PARISH (1580) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1579-1837 1579-1837
FS 1666-1835, 1848-1857
1666-1835, 1848-1849

NBI

1580-1837


Census recordsEdit


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 UnionsEdit

Stafford Poor Law Union

Probate records
Edit

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

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

WebsitesEdit

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

ReferenceEdit

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 255-259. Date accessed: 25 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
  3. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 September 2013.
  5. 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