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Guide to Lostock Gralam, 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.
LOSTOCK-GRALAM, is a village and a township in Great Budworth parish, and a chapelry partly also in Davenham parish, Cheshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Weaver, adjacent to the Altrincham and Northwich railway, it is 2 miles ENE of Northwich; and the post office is under Knutsford. The township contains also the hamlet of Lostock-Green, and comprises. The chapelry includes also the townships of Wincham, Hulse, and Lach-Dennis. A Wesleyan chapel is at Lostock-Green.
Lostock Gralam St John the Evangelist is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1842 from Great Budworth, Cheshire Ancient Parish and Witton, Cheshire Ecclesiastical Parish. Other places in the parish include: Wincham, Rudheath, Hulse, Lach Dennis, and Lostock Green.
Lostock Gralam was a township in Witton Chapelry of Great Budworth Parish, Bucklow Hundred, which became a civil parish in 1866. In 1936 part of Lostock Gralam was added to Northwich and Included the hamlet of Lostock Green.
Lostock Gralam is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, situated to the east of Northwich. The civil parish of Lostock Gralam also includes the small hamlet of Lostock Green.
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 241250. 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.
Lostock Gralam St John the Evangelist 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|
|Lostock Gralam St John the Evangelist Parish (1842) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1844-1882
|FS BT'S|| 1892-1892
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.
Here is a list of Lostock Gralam parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers, Cheshire Record Office call nos.: P61/1/1-5, P61/2/1-3, P61/3/1-3.
|Parish registers for Lostock-Gralam, 1844-1942||Film|
| Baptisms, 1844-Aug. 1882.
||2104769 Items 4 - 5|
|Baptisms, Aug. 1882-1930. Marriages, 1863-1942. Burials, 1845-1940.||2104770 Items 1 - 10|
Bishop's transcripts, Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 130
|Bishop's transcripts for Lostock-Gralam, 1892||Film|
Baptisms, burials, 1892.
1647518 Item 3
Non Conformist Churches
- Lostock Green, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan).
- Lostock Gralam, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1894.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist Association
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:
Vale Royal (1974–98)
Cheshire Central (1998–2009)
Cheshire West (post 2009) registration events may be searched online at Cheshire BMD
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.
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