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Guide to Seacombe, 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.
SEACOMBE, with Poolton, is a township, in the parish of Wallasey union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Wirrall, in the Southern division of the county of Chester, it is ¾ of a mile (W. by N.), by ferry, from Liverpool. A church, dedicated to St. Paul, was consecrated in 1847. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
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 241254. 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.
Seacombe St Paul 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|
|Seacombe St Paul Parish (1847) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1870-1900
|FS BT'S|| 1885-1885
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. Chapelry of Seacombe Bishop's Transcripts: Cheshire Record Office: EDB 183
|Bishop's transcripts for Chapelry of Seacombe, 1851-1885||Film|
|Baptisms 1851, 1885||1647670 Item 6|
- Welsh Presbyterian
- Welsh Calvinists
- Roman Catholics
Here is a list of records on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Church records for the Brighton Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 120/13/1-6
|Church records for the Brighton Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Seacombe, 1902-1954||Film|
|Marriages, 1902-1954||2299525 Items 22 - 27|
Church records for the Poulton Road Primitive Methodist Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 127/6/1-3120/13/1-6
| Church records for the Poulton Road Primitive Methodist Chapel, Seacombe, 1916-1941
| Marriages, 1916-1941
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2299526 Items 1 - 3|
Church records for the St. Paul's Road United Methodist Free Chapel: Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 123/1.
| Church records for the St. Paul's Road United Methodist Free Chapel, Seacombe, 1909-1934
| Baptisms, 1909-1934
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2299526 Item 4|
Church records of St. Joseph's Catholic Church: Cheshire Record Office call no.: ERC 26/5472/1-10, 12.
| Church records of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Seacombe, 1864-1992
| Baptisms, 1864-1909. Index to baptisms, 1864-1924.
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2197776 Items 3 - 4|
| Baptisms, 1909-1949. Marriages, 1868-1933. Burials, 1868-1883.
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2197777 |
| Burials, 1883-1992.
|| 2197778 Items 1 - 3|
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:
- Wirral (1837-1861)
- Birkenhead (1861-1912)
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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