Walsall St Matthew, Staffordshire Family History Guide

High Street, Walsall
High Street, Walsall

Walsall St Matthew is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Walsall Borough, Walsall Foreign, Windmill, St George Ward, and Bridge Ward.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1673

Nonconformists include: Baptist, General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist. The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Walsall, but the exact parish is not known: Countess of Huntingdon Methodist and Unitarian.

Parishes adjacent to Walsall St Matthew

  • Bloxwich
  • Great Barr
  • Walsall St Peter
  • Wednesbury St Bartholomew
  • West Bromwich All Saints
  • Wolverhampton St Peter
  • Darlaston St George
  • Rushall

Historical Descriptions

See Walsall

Parish Records

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Historical Maps


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