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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''headless Cross, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
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| County = Worcestershire
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| Hundred = Barlichway; Halfshire
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Alcester/ Alcester]; [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Bromsgrove/ Bromsgrove]
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| Registration District = Alcester; Bromsgrove
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| PRbegin = 1850
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| BTbegin = 1907
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Worcester
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| Rural Deanery = Alcester
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
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== Parish History ==
  
== Resources  ==
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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.<ref>John M. Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21454 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'', 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 09 October 2013.</ref>
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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'''Additional information:'''
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"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."<ref>The Bridge, Headless Cross. Accessed: 3 February 2012. See www.achurchnearyou.com/the-bridge-headless-cross/</ref>
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{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}&nbsp;
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== Resources ==
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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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Headless Cross parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''ANC''' = [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/worcestershireextpar/ Worcestershire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1541-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ Worcestershire Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)]<ref>[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/worcestershire-parish-records Searching Parish Records online (Worcestershire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist], ''ParishRegister.co.uk'', accessed 23 April 2019.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Headless Cross Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/worcestershireextpar/ '''1541-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/worcestershireextpar/ '''1541-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales '''1538-1935''']
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Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
  
==== Census records  ====
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Records are also available at the [http://www.thehiveworcester.org/ The Hive] (where the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service is located).
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{British Census}}
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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Reference
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{{reflist}}
  
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/HeadlessCross.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>] Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
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[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/HeadlessCross.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
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{{Worcestershire}}
  
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[[Category:Worcestershire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 17:13, 28 June 2021

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]

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

FS = FamilySearch - free
ANC = Worcestershire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1541-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
TGEN = Worcestershire Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[3]
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Headless Cross Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
ANC 1541-1812
1541-1812
1541-1812
TGEN 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1538-1935
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the The Hive (where the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service is located).

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. 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]

Reference


  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/
  3. Searching Parish Records online (Worcestershire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  4. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

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