Staffordshire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





England—Staffordshire

Explore research in Staffordshire.


(England)


         Search:

Goal 1: Learn about Staffordshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Staffordshire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Staffordshire.
    FS Wiki: Staffordshire England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Staffordshire research.
  3. Explore the research guides on the Staffordshire County Council site.
  4. Explore Staffordshire surnames on the Gen UKI site.
  5. Search the Staffordshire Name Indexes page for Staffordshire surname research.




Goal 2: Learn about Staffordshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Staffordshire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Staffordshire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Staffordshire Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Staffordshire site.
  3. Search for free online books on Staffordshire research on the FamilySearch site.





Goal 3: Learn about Staffordshire civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Staffordshire civil registration.

  1. Explore Staffordshire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Staffordshire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.
  4. Learn how to find Staffordshire adoption records.
    Tracing Your Birth Family

B. Explore Staffordshire census records.

  1. Learn about Staffordshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Staffordshire census records on the Gen UKI site.



Goal 4: Learn about Staffordshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Staffordshire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Staffordshire church records in this article.
    FS—Staffordshire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Staffordshire site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Staffordshire.
  4. Get an overview of Staffordshire parish registers and bishops' transcripts in this article.
    FS—Staffordshire Parish Registers
  5. Get an overview of Staffordshire Non-Conformist registers in this article.
    FS—Staffordshire Non-Conformist Registers

B. Explore Staffordshire cemetery records.

  1. Explore Staffordshire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Staffordshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Staffordshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Staffordshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Staffordshire Probate Records
  2. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Staffordshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Staffordshire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Staffordshire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Staffordshire Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Staffordshire maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Staffordshire site.
  4. See additional Staffordshire maps in this blog post.
  5. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.






Goal 7: Learn about Staffordshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Staffordshire newspapers.

  1. Search Staffordshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  2. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Staffordshire site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Staffordshire research.

  1. Explore links in the Staffordshire County Council site.
  2. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  3. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 9: Search records from Staffordshire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Staffordshire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Staffordshire Ancestry and Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Staffordshire Genealogy page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Staffordshire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Staffordshire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Staffordshire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Staffordshire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Staffordshire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Staffordshire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Staffordshire Societies
  2. Explore Staffordshire genealogy society sites on the UKI Gen site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.
  4. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Staffordshire site.
  5. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.