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Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« on: Sunday 10 June 18 10:27 BST (UK) »
Hi.

Do I put St Edburgha Parish Church, Worcestershire.

or 

St Edburgha Parish Church, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Alan
Warwickshire-       Page, Green, Cluff, Horley, Mansell
Gloucestershire-   Mansell, Haines..
Worcestershire-    Haynes, Simms.
Oxfordshire-         Green.
Leicestershire-      Kirby.
North Shields-      Middlemiss, Haines, Faircloth

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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 10 June 18 10:35 BST (UK) »
Current official address appears to be Yardley, Birmingham.
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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 10 June 18 10:35 BST (UK) »
I would describe it as "Historic County Worcestershire- now Birmingham Warwickshire"

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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 10 June 18 10:42 BST (UK) »
Ok thank you, so I will put Birmingham, Warwickshire. The Parish Registers I obtained from the Birmingham Library so I suppose that makes sense, although they probably have them at the Hive as well.

Alan
Warwickshire-       Page, Green, Cluff, Horley, Mansell
Gloucestershire-   Mansell, Haines..
Worcestershire-    Haynes, Simms.
Oxfordshire-         Green.
Leicestershire-      Kirby.
North Shields-      Middlemiss, Haines, Faircloth

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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 10 June 18 11:22 BST (UK) »
Been in Warwickshire since 1911 before that Worcestershire.
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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 10 June 18 11:28 BST (UK) »
Ok so in my book I am best to put anything before 1911 Worcestershire.

Alan
Warwickshire-       Page, Green, Cluff, Horley, Mansell
Gloucestershire-   Mansell, Haines..
Worcestershire-    Haynes, Simms.
Oxfordshire-         Green.
Leicestershire-      Kirby.
North Shields-      Middlemiss, Haines, Faircloth

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Lloyd, Paddock, Cooper, Morris, Darby, Rigby, Platt, Armstrong. All based in West Midlands

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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 10 June 18 11:54 BST (UK) »
Birmingham has been in the county of "West Midlands" since 1974 but I personally never use it in my address and I only live a few yards from the border with Worcestershire.  Where I live is split between the City of Birmingham and Bromsgrove District Council areas.

I would use the appropriate county depending on the date so either Worcestershire for p1911, Warwickshire 1911-1974 and then West Midlands if a county is needed in the address.  I have similar issues with places in London and always use the appropriate county name for the date of the event.
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Re: Yardley Birmigham is it Warwickshire or Worcestershire
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 10 June 18 12:20 BST (UK) »
Try Dudley, part of it was an exclave of Worcestershire the rest in Staffordshire. My relatives lived on the outskirts of Dudley and registered BMDs in Dudley AND Stourbridge. I assume according to which registrar got there first for early birth registration or whichever was the most convenient at the time.

Now in the West Midlands  ::)
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