Bushbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Moseley, Essington, and Coven.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1764
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Bushbury

Historical Descriptions

Bushbury

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUSHBURY, a village and a parish in Penkridge district, Stafford. The village stands adjacent to the Birmingham and Stafford railway, near the Stafford and Worcester canal, 2¾ miles N by E of Wolverhampton; and has a station on the railway. The parish includes also the hamlet of Moseley and the township of Essington; and its Post Town is Wolverhampton. Acres, 6,377. Real property, £13,101. Pop., 2,051. Houses, 393. The property is subdivided. Bushbury Hall is a chief residence. Coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £159. Patrons, Mr. Horden and others. The church was built in 1460; and is good. Charities, £35.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Essington

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Essington, a township in the parish of Bushbury, county of Stafford; 4½ miles north-east by north of Wolverhampton, and east of the Birmingham and Liverpool railway. Tithes commuted in 1839; aggregate amount £26 10s. 11d. vicarial, and £411 4s. 1¾d. impropriate. Here is a daily school. Acreage with the parish. Houses 111. A.P. £3,619. Pop., in 1801, 369; in 1831, 598. Poor rates, in 1838, £130 11s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Moseley

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Moseley, co. Stafford.
P. T. Wolverhampton (123) 3½ m. N b E. Pop. 55.
A hamlet in the parish of Bushbury and north division of the hundred of Seisdon.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Parish Records

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England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Cemeteries – Indexes ( 1 )
Indexes to Bushbury Cemetery records, 1949-1994
Author: Bushbury Cemetery (Bushbury, Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Bushbury, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Church records ( 5 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Bushbury, 1662-1868
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bushbury (Staffordshire)

Bushbury parish register
Author: Tildesley, Norman W. (Norman William), 1900-; Church of England. Parish Church of Bushbury (Staffordshire)

Bushbury parish register
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bushbury (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury parish registers : St. Mary’s, 1764-1901
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bushbury (Staffordshire); Staffordshire County Record Office

Parish registers for Essington, 1873-1922
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Essington

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Bushbury, Staffordshire, England

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – History ( 1 )
Bushbury parish and people, 1550-1950
Author: Chatwin, A. H.

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Occupations ( 1 )
Bushbury parish records relating to the poor, 1704-1837
Author: Bushbury (Staffordshire, England)

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Bushbury parish records relating to the poor, 1704-1837
Author: Bushbury (Staffordshire, England)

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Schools ( 1 )
Log books of the Bushbury Old Council School, 1889-1925
Author: Bushbury Old Council School (Bushbury, Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Bushbury – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments, Bilston, Bushbury and Himley, Staffordshire, England, 1781-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Staffordshire)

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Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Penkridge
  • Probate Court: Pre-1846 – Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton, Post-1845 – Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Brewood
  • Poor Law Union: Penkridge
  • Hundred: East Cuttlestone; North Seisdon
  • Province: Canterbury

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