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Guide to Capesthorne, Cheshire family history and genealogy: parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.
Holy Trinity Chapel, Capesthorne is a private chapel adjacent to Capesthorne Hall, near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, built in 1722 by John Ward.
It was a chapelry within Siddington parish until 1846 when the ecclesiatical parish of Capesthorne with Siddington was created.
Capesthorne is one of the pre-Norman townships of Prestbury.
CAPESTHORNE, a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles ESE of Chelford railway station, and 5 W by S of Macclesfield. Post Town, Chelford, under Congleton.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is "" 241240"". To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Capesthorne Holy Trinity registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|Capesthorne Holy Trinity Parish (1718) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1718-1911
|FS BT'S||1722-1879|| NONE
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Parish registers for Capesthorne, 1722-1989 Cheshire Record Office call numbers.: P241/5381/1-3. Capesthorne is a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.
|Parish registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, burials, 1722-1867. Marriages, 1722-1747, 1965-1968. Baptisms, 1868-1995. Burials, 1884-1916, 1975-1989.||BRITISH 2104767 Items 2 - 4|
Bishop's transcripts. It is advisable to examine the mother parish of Siddington also. Chapelry in Prestbury parish. Includes Siddington. See also: Church of England. Chapelry of Siddington (Cheshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1722-1863. Cheshire Record Office Call Number: EDB 44
|Bishop's transcripts content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1722-1727, 1729-1741, 1750-1751. Baptisms, burials, 1742, 1744-1748, 1752-1753, 1755-1790, 1792-1793, 1795-1814, 1817. Baptisms, 1749, 1754, 1815-1816, 1818-1819.||BRITISH 1647366 Item 8|
|Burials, 1829-1831, 1837, 1846-1847, 1861, 1876-1877. Baptisms, 1819-1863, 1876-1879.||BRITISH Film 1647367 Item 1|
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:
- Macclesfield (1837–1937)
- Cheshire East
Poor Law Unions
- Macclesfield Poor Law Union,Cheshire
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cheshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- ↑ Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Date Accessed: 8 February 2013
- ↑ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
- ↑ Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- ↑ Cheshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 16 October 2013.
- ↑ 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 15 October 2013.
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any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
BibliographyRichards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 87–89
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