Trent Vale, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Trent Vale, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Trent Vale, Staffordshire
Trent Vale St John the Evangelist Staffordshire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Pirehill
County Staffordshire
Poor Law Union Stoke on Trent
Registration District Stoke upon Trent
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stoke upon Trent
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]

Trent Vale is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1844 from Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire Ancient Parish. TRENT-VALE, an ecclesiastical district, in the township of Penkhull, parish and union of Stokeupon-Trent, N. division of the hundred of Pirehilland of the county of Stafford, 2 miles (S. E.) from Newcastle. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. [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 Staffordshire BMD

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Trent Vale St John the Evangelist fromed 1844 from Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire St Peter

Trent Vale St John the Evangelist
parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]   FREG - Search under Stoke-upon-Trent


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1845-1925

Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1844-1964 Mar 1845-1955 Bur no burial ground
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1844-1853 Mar none Bur none

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 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]

Stoke Upon Trent 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]

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 390-392. Date accessed: 06 November 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 14 August 2014.