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Longton St James

"Longton Church, St James, is a large and handsome stone fabric, which was built by the Government Commissioners in 1833-4, in the style which prevailed in the 14th century.
The benefit is a rectory, in the patronage of Mrs Dr Camidge, and incumbency of the Rev Benjamin Vale, LLD."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]

Cemeteries

A transcript of the Monumental Inscriptions of St James has been published by the Birmingham & Midland SGH.

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Church Records

Church of England Registers
Longton, St James was a chapelry to Longton, St John.
The register of St James, Longton, commences in 1834. The original registers for the period 1834-1930 (Bapts), 1837-1948 (Mar) & 1834-1915 (Bur) are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
Bishops Transcripts 1834-1839 (Bapts & Bur) are deposited at Lichfield Record Office.

Nonconformist Church Registers
Records of Nonconformist churches in Longton can be found on the Longton page.

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