Walsall Wood St John Staffordshire Family History Guide

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Walsall High Street

Walsall Wood St John is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1845 from Walsall St Matthew Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Walsall Wood and Sheffield, Walsall and Shefield, and Shelfield.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1835
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Walsall Wood St John

Historical Descriptions

See Walsall

Parish Records

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  • 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