Church of England Registers
The register of the parish church of St James commences in 1567. The original registers for the period 1567-1903 (Bapts), 1567-1901 (Mar), & 1567-1907 (Bur) and Banns for the period 1822-1882 are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
Bishops Transcripts, 1659-1859 (with gaps 1662-68, 1675-79, 1681-84, 1687-88, 1741-44, 1838, & 1846-47) are deposited at Lichfield Record Office.
The following nonconformist registers of Norton under Cannock parish are deposited at
Lichfield Joint Record Office (LJRO) or Staffordshire Record Office (SRO):
Mount Zion, Brownhills, Primitive Methodist, Baptisms 1837-1937 (LJRO).
Watling Street, Brownhills, Methodist, Baptisms 1932-1936 (LJRO).
Bethel Chapel, Norton Canes, Primitive Methodist, Marriages 1914-1943 (SRO).