Great Wyrley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 from Cannock Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WYRLEY (Great), a township in Cannock parish, and a chapelry including also Cheslyn-Hay extra-parochial tract, Stafford.

The township lies on the Walsall, Cannock, and Rugeley railway, 6½ miles N by W of Walsall; has a station, of the name of Wyrley, on the railway; and includes Wyrley-Bank, which has a post-office under Walsall. Real property, £8,462; of which £1,348 are in mines, and £700 in iron-works. Pop., 890. Houses, 166.

The chapelry was constituted in 1846. Pop., 2,067. Houses, 402.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £160. Patron, the Vicar of Cannock. The church was built in 1845.

There are a Wesleyan chapel, and a national school.

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

Parish Records

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

England, Staffordshire, Great Wyrley – Church records ( 2 )
England, Staffordshire, Great Wryley, parish registers : St. Mark, 1849-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Great Wyrley (Staffordshire); Staffordshire County Record Office

Parish registers for Great Wyrley, 1845-1908
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Great Wyrley (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Great Wyrley – Occupations ( 1 )
Great Wyrley parish records relating to the poor, 1712-1840
Author: Great Wyrley (Staffordshire, England)

England, Staffordshire, Great Wyrley – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Great Wyrley parish records relating to the poor, 1712-1840
Author: Great Wyrley (Staffordshire, England)

The poor laws of Great Wyrley (including Cheslyn Hay) : 1713-1801 records of the overseers, 1810-1833 overseers accounts

England, Staffordshire, Great Wyrley – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments, Great Wyrley, Staffordshire, England, 1781-1854
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Staffordshire)

Land tax assessments, Norton and Wyrley, Packington, Staffordshire, England, 1772-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Staffordshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Penkridge
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Hansacre and Armitage
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Rugeley
  • Poor Law Union: Penkridge
  • Hundred: East Cuttlestone
  • Province: Canterbury

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