Northwood Staffordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist, New Connexion

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NORTHWOOD, a village and a chapelry in Hanley township, Stoke-upon-Trent parish, Stafford. The village is suburban to Hanley town; and shares in that town's connexion with the potteries, in its general trade, and in its railway facilities. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Post-town, Hanley, under Stoke-upon-Trent. Pop. in 1861, 6,099. Houses, 1,208. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. There are national schools.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free

FreeREG - free

Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry)

National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Stoke upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Stoke upon Trent
Poor Law Union: Stoke on Trent
Hundred: North Pirehill
Province: Canterbury