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Tipton St Paul
"St Paul's Church, in Owen Street, Tipton Green, is a large brick structure, with a tower and one bell, and was built in 1838-9. It has no burial ground, but under it are vaults, not yet used for sepulchral purposes.
The benefit is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the incumbent of Tipton, and incumbency of the Rev EHA Gwynne, BA."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]
St Paul's ecclesiastical parish was formed on 22nd December, 1843. The church is an edifice of red brick, in the Early English style, designed by Robert Ebbles, and consisting of a nave, chancel, aisles and an embattled western tower with pinnacles, containing one bell. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Vicar of Tipton.
Church of England Registers
The register of St Paul, Tipton, commences in 1839. The original registers for the period 1839-1912 (Bapts) & 1853-1899 (Mar), and Banns for the period 1915-1930 are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
Nonconformist Church Registers
Records of Nonconformist churches in Tipton can be found on the Tipton page.
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