Lichfield Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Lichfield, located in the county of Staffordshire. 

Alternative names: Lichfield Blessed Virgin Mary and St Chad

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1660
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1744

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Lichfield Staffordshire Family History Guide

Parish Records

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England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Archives and libraries – Inventories, registers, catalogs ( 2 )
Guide to the contents of Lichfield Record Office

Lichfield Joint Record Office–diocesan probate and church commissioners’ records
Author: Staffordshire County Record Office; Lichfield Joint Record Office

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Bible records ( 1 )
Who needs this Bible?
Author: Humphries, Marjorie

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Cemeteries ( 2 )
Monumental inscriptions of Christ Church, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Author: Cox, Sue; Maxwell, K. (Kenneth); Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry; Manpower Services Commission (Staffordshire); Church of England. Christ Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Monumental inscriptions of St. Michael’s Church, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Author: Gilmore, Mr.; Harris, Pauline; Wright, A. J. L.; Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry; Church of England. St. Michael’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

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

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Census – 1695 ( 1 )
Census of Lichfield carried out for Gregory King in 1695 and used in his national & political observations & conclusions upon the state & condition of England in 1696
Author: King, Gregory

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Census – 1851 – Indexes ( 1 )
Surname and forename index of the 1851 census for Lichfield and Walsall : linked to a full transcript, HO107/2014 & 2015, HO107/2022 & 2023; also linked indexes in birth county order
Author: Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Church history ( 3 )
Lichfield Cathedral : the cathedral church of St. Mary and St. Chad
Author: Joiner, T., Mrs.

Oligarchy and conflict : Lichfield Cathedral clergy in the early sixteenth century
Author: Cooper, T. N.

Saint Chad of Lichfield and Birmingham
Author: Greenslade, M. W. (Michael W.), d. 2005

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Church records ( 35 )
Abstracts of the marriage bonds and allegations of Lichfield 1711-1716
Author: Bethell, David

Births and baptisms, 1801-1837
Author: Wade Street Chapel (Lichfield, Staffordshire : Independent)

Births and baptisms, 1815-1837
Author: Wesleyan Church. Wade Street Chapel (Lichfield, England)

Bishop’s transcripts for Christ Church, Lichfield, 1848-1874
Author: Church of England. Christ Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Hammerwich, 1727-1864
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Hammerwich (Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Mary’s Church, Lichfield, 1659-1868
Author: Church of England. St. Mary’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Michael’s Church, Lichfield, 1663-1868
Author: Church of England. St. Michael’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for the Cathedral Church, Lichfield, 1744-1892
Author: Church of England. Cathedral Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts, St. Chad’s Church, Lichfield, 1662-1892
Author: Church of England. St. Chad’s Church (Lichfield)

Church records for St. Joseph, Chasetown, 1883-1954
Author: Catholic Church. St. Joseph (Chasetown, Staffordshire)

Church records, 1788-1975
Author: Catholic Church. Holy Cross Chapel (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Church records, 1791-1907
Author: Church of England. St. Michael’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Chasetown and Lichfield, church records

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : Christ Church

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : St. Chad
Author: Church of England. St. Chad’s Church (Lichfield); Staffordshire County Record Office

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : St. Mary

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : St. Mary

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : St. Michael
Author: Church of England. St. Michael’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire); Staffordshire County Record Office

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, parish registers : The Close

Extracts taken from the copies of parish registers in the Bishop’s Register, Lichfield, 1868; and revd. Waringtons bills, 1776
Author: Church of England. Diocese of Lichfield

Lichfield Cathedral : a history of the naval and military monuments, memorials, and colours
Author: Savage, M. B.

Lichfield Cathedral register
Author: Tildesley, Norman W. (Norman William), 1900-; Church of England. Cathedral Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire); Staffordshire Parish Registers Society

Parish registers and church records, 1566-1971
Author: Church of England. St. Mary’s Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Parish registers and church records, 1574-1921

Parish registers for Hammerwich, 1724-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hammerwich (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Lichfield, 1660-1984
Author: Church of England. Cathedral Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

Parish registers for the Diocese of Lichfield, marriage bonds, 1660-1858
Author: Church of England. Diocese of Lichfield

Record of members, 1847-1860
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lichfield Branch (Staffordshire)

Register Lichfield, Staffordshire bishop’s transcripts
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Registers of St. Chad, 1616-1812
Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Fletcher, W. G. D. (William George Dimock), 1851-1935; Purton, Ralph Cecil; Shropshire Parish Register Society

Registers of the Cathedral Church of St. Mary and St. Chad, Lichfield
Author: Church of England. Cathedral Church (Lichfield, Staffordshire); Tildesley, Norman W. (Norman William), 1900-

The registers or act books of the bishops of Coventry and Lichfield
Author: Robert, de Stretton, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, -1385; Wilson, Rowland Alwyn, 1868-; William Salt Archaeological Society

Roll books, 1874, 1906
Author: Lichfield Primitive Methodist Circuit (Staffordshire)

Society of Friends, Warwickshire North, church records, 1623-1890.
Author: Society of Friends. Warwickshire North Monthly Meeting (England)

The Story of Lichfield cathedral

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Church records – Indexes ( 14 )
Computer printout of Marston, Stafford, England

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Cathedral) ; christenings, 1660-1875
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Christ Church) ; christenings, 1848-1874
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Independent Church, Wade Street Chapel) ; christenings, 1801-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Chad) ; christenings, 1659-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Chad) ; marriages, 1659-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Mary) ; christenings, 1711-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Michael) ; christenings, 1663-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Michael) ; christenings, 1813-1868
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Saint Michael) ; marriages, 1663-1666, 1690-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (St. Chad) ; christenings, 1813-1877
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (St. Mary) ; christenings, 1813-1868
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England (Wesleyan Methodist Church, Wade Street Chapel) ; christenings, 1815-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Lichfield, Stafford, England ; marriages, 1665-1879
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Description and travel ( 1 )
Lichfield Cathedral : the cathedral church of St. Mary and St. Chad
Author: Joiner, T., Mrs.

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – History ( 1 )
Inhabitants of Lichfield, Staffordshire in 1692
Author: Everton, Laura

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court roll : 1651
Author: Manor of Lichfield. Court (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Maps ( 1 )
Lichfield official fully indexed street plan

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Military records ( 1 )
Lichfield Cathedral : a history of the naval and military monuments, memorials, and colours
Author: Savage, M. B.

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Occupations ( 1 )
The Gild of St. Mary, Lichfield : being ordinances of the gild of St. Mary and other documents
Author: Gild of St. Mary (Lichfield)

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Public records, 1632-1850
Author: Lichfield (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Population ( 2 )
Inhabitants of Lichfield in 1692 with ages
Author: Shooter, Susan A. (Susan Ada)

Inhabitants of Lichfield, Staffordshire in 1692
Author: Everton, Laura

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Probate records ( 2 )
Lloyd of Wolverhampton
Author: Cockerill, Tim

Probate inventories of Lichfield and district, 1568-1680
Author: Church of England. Dean and Chapter of Lichfield. Peculiar Court; Vaisey, D. G.

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Schools ( 2 )
England, Staffordshire, Lichfield, Curborough and Elmhurst, school records, 1901-1915
Author: Staffordshire County Record Office

A short history of Lichfield Grammar School
Author: Laithwaite, P.; Lichfield Grammar School (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Lichfield – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Lichfield Close, 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: Lichfield
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield
  • Diocese:
  • Rural Deanery:
  • Poor Law Union: Lichfield
  • Hundred: Lichfield City; North Offlow
  • Province: Canterbury

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