These are some links to some useful pages I have used in my research:

A History of St James Church Wolverhampton

a very interesting article I found giving a history of St James and St Johns Squares in Wolverhampton

Cheshire Records Office


All you need to know about Gedcoms

Genealogy - The Complete Resource Guide

The maxim “know thyself” was well known among the ancient Greeks and to this day people still recite those wise words – especially when searching online for “how-to-genealogy.” Casually known as one’s family history or tree, genealogy is the study of family lineages and defined by the Society of Genealogists as the “…establishment of a Pedigree by extracting evidence, from valid sources, of how one generation is connected to the next.” In addition to helping individuals figure out their roots, genealogy can also offer a more-detailed view of their family’s role in the grand scheme of history.

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

A useful site sent to me by a group of Brownie scouts who are aiming to get their "My Family Story" badge

History of Villages around Alderley Edge

Make a Family Tree and Ancestry

Online help for creating your Family Tree. You start it off and Ancestry searches all its records and helps you discover moe

Roots Web

Staffordshire and Stoke On Trent Archive Services

The Surname Web

Victorian Wolverhampton A Town Through its Buildings

The purpose of this book is to look at the Victorian heritage of Wolverhampton, its buildings, artefacts and art; in the main those remaining, but also those that only exist in memory and photograph or diagram.

Wolverhampton History and Heritage Society

This is the site that I found the above two articles at. There is much more fascinating information about the history of Wolverhampton to be found here.

Wolverhampton Museum of Industry

A virtual museum to celebrate Wolverhampton's diverse industrial past

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