Wombourn Staffordshire Family History Guide

Wombourn is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire. Trysull is a chapelry of Wombourn.

Other places in the parish include: Orton and Swindon.

Parish Church: St Benedict

Parish registers begin: 1570

Nonconformists in Wombourn include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Wombourn

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Wombourn, a liberty, a parish, and a sub-district, in Wolverhampton district, Stafford. The liberty lies on the Stafford and Worcester railway, 4¼ miles WSW of Deepfield r. station, and 4½ SW by S of Wolverhampton; and has a post-office under Wolverhampton. The parish includes Orton and Swindon liberties, and comprises 4,680 acres. Real property, £10,137; of which £300 are in iron-works. Pop. in 1851, 2,007; in 1861, 2,236. Houses, 452. The living is a vicarage, united with Trysull, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £608. Patrons, Trustees. The vicarage of Swindon is a separate benefice. There are three dissenting chapels, and charities £5. The sub-district contains 4 parishes and an extra-parochial tract. Acres, 12,961. Pop., 4,991. Houses, 1,010.

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

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Administration

  • 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