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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Willenhall St Giles parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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Willenhall St Giles parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 11 September 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2364451 England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free]
 
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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 20 August 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/sts/frontpage.shtml 'Staffordshire Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 28 September 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]
 
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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_(N-Z).htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (N-Z), England'], ''IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America,'' accessed 23 September 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [https://www.findmypast.com/ Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''WOLV''' = [http://www.wolverhamptonhistory.org.uk/resources/indexes Wolverhampton History - free]<ref>[http://www.wolverhamptonhistory.org.uk/resources/indexes 'Parish Register Indexes'], ''The History of Wolverhampton: The City and Its People,'' accessed 20 August 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Marr''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-dioceses-of-lichfield-and-coventry-marriage-allegations-and-bonds-1636-1893 Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Banns''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-banns Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''ANC''' = [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry) - ($)]
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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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| 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/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
 
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''WILLENHALL ST GILES PARISH (1642) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Willenhall St Giles Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS PRs'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1829-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2364451 '''1538-1944''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2364451 '''1538-1944''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 '''1841-1900''']
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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" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''  
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1642-1901''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-baptisms '''1538-1900''']
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1642-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1753-1761, 1841-1900''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-marriages '''1538-1900''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1753-1761, 1841-1900''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1727-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-burials '''1538-1900''']
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1727-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP Marr'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-dioceses-of-lichfield-and-coventry-marriage-allegations-and-bonds-1636-1893 '''1636-1893''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP Banns'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1642-1876''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/staffordshire-banns '''1653-1900''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1727-1915''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://familysearch.org/ '''~1829-1901''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ '''1538-1839''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ '''1538-1839''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/staffordshireextpar/ '''1538-1839''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''WOLV'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.wolverhamptonhistory.org.uk/resources/indexes '''1642-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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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 '''1538-1930s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog BTs'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.wolverhamptonhistory.org.uk/resources/indexes '''1727-1837''']
 
 
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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>
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Records are also available at the [https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/homepage.aspx Staffordshive Record Office].
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Revision as of 18:48, 7 June 2019


Guide to Willenhall St Giles, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Willenhall St Giles, Staffordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Offlow
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Wolverhampton
Registration District Wolverhampton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1642
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wolverhampton
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton; Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WILLENHALL

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.

See West Midlands BMD and Staffordshire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

FS PRs = England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC = Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry) - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Willenhall St Giles Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1944
1538-1944
1538-1944
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1900
1538-1900
1538-1900
FMP Marr

1636-1893


FMP Banns

1653-1900


ANC 1538-1839
1538-1839
1538-1839
NBI



1538-1930s
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 Staffordshive Record Office.

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]

Wolverhampton Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  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

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.