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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
ROWLEY-REGIS (St. Giles), '''a parish''', in the union of Dudley, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 3 miles (S. E.) from Dudley, and 7 (W.) from Birmingham. There are 27 places of worship for '''dissenters''' in the parish.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51247#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 15 October 2013.</ref>  
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ROWLEY-REGIS (St. Giles), '''a parish''', in the union of Dudley, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 3 miles (S. E.) from Dudley, and 7 (W.) from Birmingham. There are 27 places of worship for '''dissenters''' in the parish.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51247#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 15 October 2013.</ref>  
  
 
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{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ROWLEY-REGIS (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Dudley, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 3 miles (S. E.) from Dudley, and 7 (W.) from Birmingham. There are 27 places of worship for dissenters in the parish.[1]

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 15 October 2013.

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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