Quarry Bank Staffordshire Family History Guide

Quarry Bank is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1844 from Brierley Hill Ecclesiastical Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1845

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist and New Connexion

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

QUARRY-BANK, a village and a chapelry in Kings-winford parish, Stafford. The village stands ½ a mile S E of Brierley-Hill r. station, and has a post-office under Brierley-Hill. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Pop. in 1861, 4, 790. Houses, 916. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church was built in 1847, at a cost of £3,000; and is in the early English style. There are chapels for Primitive Methodists and New Connexion Methodists, and 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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Stourbridge
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Himley
Poor Law Union: Stourbridge
Hundred: North Seisdon
Province: Canterbury