Trysull, Staffordshire Family History Guide

Trysull is a chapelry of Wombourn Ancient Parish in Staffordshire.

Alternative names: Trysull and Seisdon

Other places in the parish include: Seisdon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Trysull

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TRYSULL, a parish, with a village, in Wolverhampton district, Stafford; 5½ miles SW of Wolverhampton r. station. It has a post-office under Wolverhampton; and it contains Seisdon hamlet and a workhouse. Acres, 3,110. Real property, £5,638. Pop., 610. Houses, 125. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Wombourne. There is a national school.

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


Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Seisdon, a township, and the head of a union, in the parish of Trysull, S. division of the hundred of Seisdon and the county of Stafford, 6 miles (WSW) from Wolverhampton; containing 213 inhabitants. This place gives name to the hundred, and also to a poor law union which comprises 12 parishes or places, 11 whereof are in the county of Stafford, and 1 in that of Salop, the whole containing a population of 13,097. Near Seisdon Common is a large triangular stone called the War Stone, and at a short distance is a small square camp.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wolverhampton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Trysull
  • Poor Law Union: Seisdon
  • Hundred: South Seisdon
  • Province: Canterbury