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The Quinton, Worcestershire Family History Guide

The Quinton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1841 from Halesowen Ancient Parish.
Alternative names: Christ Church at the Quinton, Quinton, The Quinton
Other places in the parish include: Warley Salop, Ridgacre, Cakemore, and Warley Wigorn.
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1840

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

Adjacent Parishes

  • Harborne
  • Halesowen

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

QUINTON, a chapelry in Halesowen parish, Worcester; adjacent to Staffordshire, 3 miles SE by S of Oldbury r. station, and 4 WSW of Birmingham. It was constituted in 1841; comprises the townships of Cake-more, Ridgacre, Warley-Salop, and Warley-Wigorn; and has a post-office under Birmingham. Pop. in 1861, 2,495. Houses, 480. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £220. Patron, the Rector of Halesowen. The church was built in 1841; and is in the early English style, with bell turret. There are a national school and a free school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


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