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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Upper Gornal St Peter (for earlier registers see [[Sedgley, Staffordshire]])
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Upper Gornal parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Upper Gornal 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/staffordshireextpar/ Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry) - ($)]
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''UPPER GORNAL ST PETER PARISH (1844) Online Records'''
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[[Dudley Archives]] has deposited Parish registers Bap 1844-1958 Marr 1844-1976 Bur 1859-1868 Microfilmed Bap&nbsp; 1834-1934 Marr 1844-1943 Bur 1859-1943<br>  
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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 18:21, 7 June 2019


Guide to Upper Gornal, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Upper Gornal, Staffordshire
Upper Gornal St Peter Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Seisdon
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Dudley
Registration District Dudley
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1840
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Himley
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Upper Gornal is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1844 from Sedgley, Staffordshire Ancient Parish.

GORNALL, UPPER, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Sedgley, union of Dudley, N. division of the hundred of Seisdon, S. division of the county of Stafford, 2 miles (N. W.) from Dudley. The Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans have places of worship. [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.

See West Midlands BMD and Staffordshire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Upper Gornal 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[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Upper Gornal 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]

Dudley Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

Probate records
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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]

Reference
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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 315-319. Date accessed: 07 November 2012.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk