Kate’s Hill, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Kate’s Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1844 from Dudley St Thomas Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Dudley St John, Kateshill

Parish church: St. John the Evangelist

Parish registers begin:

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Kate’s Hill

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KATES-HILL, a place near the boundary between Worcestershire and Staffordshire; ¾ of a mile from Dudley. It has a post office under Dudley.
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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Dudley, West Bromwich, Halesowen & Stourbridge (PPR-DUS): Four Ordnance Survey Maps from Four Periods from Early 19th Century to the Present Day (Cassini Past and Present Map)

A Landscape History of Birmingham & Wolverhampton (1831-1921) – LH3-139: Three Historical Ordnance Survey Maps by Cassini Publishing Ltd

Newspapers

County Express; Brierley Hill, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, and Dudley News
Dudley and District News
Dudley Guardian, Tipton, Oldbury & West Bromwich Journal and District Advertiser
Dudley Herald
Dudley Mercury, Stourbridge, Brierley Hill, and County Express

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Dudley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Kidderminster
  • Poor Law Union: Dudley
  • Hundred: Halfshire
  • Province: Canterbury