Ettingshall Staffordshire Family History Guide



Ettingshall is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1837 from Sedgley Ancient Parish, Wolverhampton St Peter Ancient Parish and Bilston Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Ettinghall

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1835

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Ettingshall

  • Coseley
  • Bilston
  • Bilston St Luke
  • Wolverhampton St Peter
  • Sedgley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ETTINGSHALL, a hamlet in Sedgley parish and a chapelry in Sedgley and Wolverhampton parishes, Stafford. The hamlet lies near the Birmingham and Stafford railway, 2 miles SSE of Wolverhampton; and has a station, of the name of Ettingshall Road, on the railway, and a post office under Wolverhampton. The chapelry includes the hamlet, and was constituted in 1841. Pop., 3,210. Houses, 626. The property is not much divided. Many of the inhabitants are miners. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £200. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church was built in 1838; stands over the mines; is constructed partly of timber; and contains 926 sittings.

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

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Dudley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Himley
  • Poor Law Union: Dudley, Wolverhampton
  • Hundred: North Seisdon
  • Province: Canterbury