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BUDWORTH, LITTLE, (St. Peter), is a parish, in the union of Northwich, the first division of the hundred of Eddisbury, S. division of the county of Chester, it is 3¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from Tarporley. This place is also called Budworth in the Frith, and Little Budworth cum Oulton. The church belonged previously to the Dissolution to St. Mary's nunnery, Chester, and was called a free chapel within the parish of Over.
Little Budworth St Peter's is an Ancient parish in Cheshire.
St Peter's Church, Little Budworth is in the village of Little Budworth, Cheshire, England . It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester and the deanery of Middlewich. Its benefice is combined with that of St Mary, Whitegate. The church stands on the highest point in the village and its tower dominates views of the area.
Little Budworth is a civil parish and village between Winsford and Chester, in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
The village is about 3 miles from Winsford and Tarporley, 14 miles to Chester City Center, 8 miles to Northwich and 17 miles to Warrington with nearby rail connection along the Mid-Cheshire Line set in rolling English countryside and forest.
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 241236. 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.
Little Budworth St Peter parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Little Budworth St Peter Parish (1561) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1562-1909
|FS BT'S||1576-1897|| 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 Little Budworth, 1561-1966 Cheshire Record Office call reference: P36/1/1-5, P36/7.
An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records
|Parish Transcript Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1561-1595||BRITISH 2105799 Item 11|
|Baptisms, 1595-1747, 1813-1921. Marriages, 1595-1837. Marriage banns, 1845-1945. Burials, 1595-1875.||BRITISH 2105800 Items 1 - 11|
|Marriage licences, 1814, 1902, 1942-1966.||BRITISH 2105800 Item 13|
Bishop's transcripts for Little Budworth, 1576-1897 Early entries in Latin.
Cheshire Record Office reference: EDB/128.
An index for Cheshire, Church of England, Bishop’s Transcripts (Diocese of Chester) is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records
|Bishop’s Transcripts Content||FHL Film|
|Baptism, marriages, burials, 1576, 1586, 1604, 1607-1608, 1613-1615, 1629, 1631, 1633-1637, 1639, 1658-1661, 1664-1666, 1670-1676, 1679-1685, 1688-1697, 1699-1732, 1734-1823, 1825-1827, 1831-1837, 1846-1852. Baptism, burials, 1824, 1828-1830, 1838-1840, 1853-1897.|| BRITISH |
1656843 Item 2
Little Budworth, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1888.
Cheshire Record Office Reference EMS 176
LITTLE BUDWORTH CHAPEL Date 1888-1924 Description Trustees' records book The chapel was built by the Wesleyan Methodists in 1888 Extent 1 vol
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:
- Northwich (1837–1974)
- Vale Royal (1974–98)
- Cheshire Central (1998–2009)
- Cheshire West (post 2009)
Poor Law Unions
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.
Richards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 197–199Hubbard, Edward (1991). The Work of John Douglas. London: The Victorian Society. p. 139. ISBN 0 901657 16 6.
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