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Dudley St Thomas is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Worcestershire.

See also the entry for Dudley

Other places in the parish include: Darby-end.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1541

Nonconformists include:

  • Baptist
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • General Baptist
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Jewish
  • Methodist New Connexion
  • Particular Baptist
  • Presbyterian Church in England
  • Presbyterian Unitarian
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Roman Catholic
  • Society of Friends/Quaker
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Research Guides:

Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestors: A Guide for Family and Local Historians (Family History) by Stuart A. Raymond

Tracing Nonconformist Ancestors (Pocket Guides to Family History) by Michael Gandy

Nonconformist, Roman Catholic, Jewish and Burial Ground Registers (Guildhall Library Research Guides) by Matthew Payne

Parishes adjacent to Dudley St Thomas

Historical Descriptions

Darby End

Worcestershire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Darby-End, a village in Dudley parish, Worcester; near Dudley.

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

Parish Records

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  • 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

Further Reading

Tracing Your Black Country Ancestors (Tracing Your Ancestors) by Michael Pearson

Dudley Through Time by Peter Glews

Golden Years of Dudley by VARIOUS

Dudley (Living Memories) by Francis Frith and Paul Collins

The Dudley working class movement 1750 to 1860 by George J Barnsby

The Story of Dudley by Chitham