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Carrington St George originally a chapelry in Bowdon parish from 1759, and created a separate parish in 1887. It includes Carrington and Partington.
The church was built by Isaac Shaw in 1757–59 for Mary, Countess of Stamford as a chapel of ease to serve the hamlets of Partington and Carrington. A chancel was added in 1872. The building is no longer used for worship.
St Mary's, Partington and Carrington is responsible for the churchyard. Recent clearance work uncovered the graves of two soldiers who had died during World War I.
The church closed in 1990 but the graveyard remains open for burials,under the supervision of Partington, St. Mary.
CARRINGTON, a township-chapelry in Bowden parish, Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath railway station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. There are two Methodist chapels.
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 241233. 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.
Carrington St George parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Carrington St George Parish (1759) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1759-1889
|FS BT'S||1774-1895|| 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, 1759-1894 Cheshire Record Office call number: P271/1-3, P271/1.
An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records (formerly Record Search)
|Parish Registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms 1759-1889. Burials 1759-1894. Churchwarden accounts 1759-1876.||BRITISH 1655854 Items 4-7|
Bishop's transcripts of Carrington, a chapelry in Bowdon 1876-1895 Cheshire Record Office call number: EDB 45
|Bishop's Transcript Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms and burials, 1876-1895.||BRITISH 1647367 Item 2|
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:
- Altrincham (1837–98)
- Bucklow (1898–1974)
- Trafford [Greater Manchester] (post 1974)
Poor Law Unions
- Altrincham (1836–95)
- Bucklow (1895–1930)
- Altrincham (renamed Bucklow) 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.
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- ↑ Wilson, John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), Date Accessed: 15 February 2013
- ↑ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
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any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus; Edward Hubbard (2003) , The Buildings of England: Cheshire, New Haven: Yale University Press, ISBN 0300095880
- Salter, Mark (1995), The Old Parish Churches of Cheshire, Malvern: Folly Publications, ISBN 1871731232
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