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| County = Worcestershire
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| Hundred = Barlichway; Halfshire
| Hundred = Barlichway; Halfshire
| Poor Law Union = Alcester; Bromsgrove
| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Alcester/ Alcester]; [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Bromsgrove/ Bromsgrove]
| Registration District = Alcester; Bromsgrove
| Registration District = Alcester; Bromsgrove
| PRbegin = 1850
| PRbegin = 1850

Revision as of 12:48, 28 September 2016

England Gotoarrow.png Worcestershire Gotoarrow.png Worcestershire Parishes

Guide to headless Cross, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Headless Cross, Worcestershire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Barlichway; Halfshire
County Worcestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Alcester; Bromsgrove
Registration District Alcester; Bromsgrove
Records begin
Parish registers: 1850
Bishop's Transcripts: 1907
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Alcester
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HEADLESS-CROSS, a village in Ipsley parish, Warwick, and Feckenham parish, Worcester, and a chapelry partly also in Tardebigg parish, Worcester. The village stands on the boundary between Warwick and Worcester, 2 miles W of Ipsley, and 5¼ SE of Bromsgrove r. station; and has a post office under Bromsgrove.[1]

Additional information:

"The Bridge. A Centre for Christian Worship; Community Life. An Anglican Methodist Local Ecumenical Partnership. Traditional Anglican Methodist services. Fresh Expressions Café Church. Children's, Youth; Alternative services."[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]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

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]


  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 09 October 2013.
  2. The Bridge, Headless Cross. Accessed: 3 February 2012. See www.achurchnearyou.com/the-bridge-headless-cross/

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