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Guide to Marthall, 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.
MARTHALL, is a chapelry and township in Rostherne parish, and partly also in Knutsford parish, Cheshire. The township lies 1 mile WNW of Chelford railway station, and 3½ miles SE by E of Knntsford. The chapelry was constituted in 1840, and is called Marthall-cum-Little Warford. The post townis, Knutsford.
Marthall All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1840 from Rostherne, Cheshire Ancient Parish and Knutsford, Cheshire Ecclesiastical Parish.Other places in the parish include: Little Warford.
Marthall cum Warford was a township in Over Peover chapelry of Rostherne Parish, Bucklow which became a civil parish in 1866.
In 1976, Marthall civil parish was formed in its present state by including the neighbouring village, Ollerton.
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 241234. 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.
Marthall All Saints 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|
|Marthall All Saints Parish (1839) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
|FS BT'S|| 1839-1892
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 parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers Marthall 1839-1947 Microfilm of original records at the County Record Office, Worcester
|Parish registers Marthall||Film|
| Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1839-1947.
|| 886623 Item 2|
Bishop's transcripts Marthall 1839-1892 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 144
| Bishop's transcripts Marthall
| Baptisms, 1839-1845, 1848, baptisms, burials, 1849-1858, burials, 1859, baptisms, burials, 1860, baptisms, 1859, baptisms, burials, 1861, baptisms, 1862-1863, burials, 1862-1863, baptisms, 1864-1868, burials, 1865-1868, 1870, baptisms, burials, 1879, burials, 1869, 1871-1876, baptisms, 1877-1878, burials, 1877-1878, baptisms, 1879.
|| 1647520 Item 6|
| Baptisms, burials, 1880-1881, 1885, 1887, 1889-1892.
|| 1647521 Item 1|
Marthall- All Saints
Baptisms Transcript-1839-1947- MFPR 340
Burials Transcript-1843-1947- MFPR 340
Marriages Transcript-1866-1946- MFPR 340
For original registers of above please enquire at Cheshire Record Office.
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Non Conformist Churches
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 (1898-1951)
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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