Bordesley, Warwickshire Family History

Bordesley comprises of the following parishes:

  • Bordesley Holy Trinity
  • Bordesley St Andrew

Bordesley Holy Trinity

Bordesley Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1848 from Aston juxta Birmingham Ancient Parish.

Parish church: Holy Trinity

Parish registers begin: 1823

Nonconformists include: Presbyterian

Parishes adjacent to Bordesley Holy Trinity

  • Birmingham St Peter
  • Duddeston cum Nechells
  • Saltley
  • Birmingham St Luke
  • Bordesley St Andrew
  • Yardley
  • Moseley
  • Edgbaston St Bartholomew
  • Ward End

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Bordesley, a chapelry in the parish of Aston, forming part of the town of Birmingham. See Aston, Warwickshire.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

England’s Gazetteer 1752

Bordesley, (Warw.) originally a member of Aston, and the estate of the ancient family of the Paganets; from whom it descended to the Someries, Barons of Dudley, who had a court-leet here, to which the adjoining hamlets paid rents and service. It afterwards came, by marriage, to Sir Hugh Burnel; and from his family to the Lady Abergavenny, who gave it to her son, by her last husband, James, E. of Ormond, who being attainted in the R. of Edw. IV. it fell to that K. He gave it to Sir Thomas Erdington; but Sir Thomas Ormond by fine recovered the inheritance of it, and left it to his heiress Ann, married to Sir James St. Leger, whose grandson sold it, in the R. of Q. Eliz. to Ed. Arden, Esq; of Park-Hall, whose posterity enjoyed it in 1640.

Source: England’s Gazetteer; Stephen Whatley; 1752.

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Aston
  • Probate Court: Pre-1837 – Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1836 – Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Aston
  • Hundred: Birmingham Borough
  • Province: Canterbury

Bordesley St. Andrew

Bordesley St Andrew is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Warwickshire, created in 1846 from Bordesley Holy Trinity Ecclesiastical Parish.

Parish church: St Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1823

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bordesley St. Andrew

  • Saltley
  • Bordesley Holy Trinity

Historical Descriptions

St. Andrew’s Parish Church Directory of Warwickshire 1850

St. Andrew’s Parish Church. Bordesley. A parish formed in 1846, under the Act of Parliament designated Sir Robert Peel’s Act, and was the fifth church built by the Birmingham Church Building Society, formed for the erection of ten. The church was consecrated September 30th, 1846, and cost £3,500. It consists of a nave, (86 feet,) a chancel, (38 feet,) and a north aisle. A vestry adjoins the chancel on the north and a porch on the south of the nave, added by the parishioners, who also added an organ at the cost of £260, a sweet-toned instrument, built by Banfield, it contains 18 stops and about 900 pipes. The gable has a fine light window at the west end, which with the bold tower and spire at the north west angle, has a pleasing effect. It is built of red sandstone, from a design by R. Carpenter, Esq., and is a correct specimen of the second pointed English architecture. The living is a Perpetual Curacy of the value of £150 per annum, with the pew rents, and is in the alternate patronage of the Bishop of Worcester and five Trustees; the Bishop and the Vicar of Aston always to be two of those Trustees. The Rev. David Brown Moore, incumbent.

Source: History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Warwickshire; Francis White & Co.; 1850.

Administration

  • County: Warwickshire
  • Civil Registration District: Aston
  • Probate Court: Post-1836 – Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory), Pre-1837 – Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Arden
  • Poor Law Union: Aston
  • Hundred: Birmingham Borough
  • Province: Canterbury

Directories

Bordesley Birmingham 1777

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