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Guide to Tintwistle, Cheshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

Tintwistle, Cheshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Macclesfield
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Ashton Under Lyne PLU
Registration District Ashton under Lyne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1837
Bishop's Transcripts: 1837
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Macclesfield
Diocese Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

TINTWISTLE, is a village, a township, and a chapelry, in Mottram parish, Cheshire. The village stands 1 mile NW of Hadfield railway station, and 5 miles E of Staleybridge: and has a post-office under Manchester. The township includes Arnfield hamlet: includes also, for poor-rate purposes, Micklehurst hamlet. The church was built in 1837. There are Independent and Wesleyan chapels.[1]

Resources

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241238.

Church records

Tintwistle Christ Church parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Tintwistle Christ Church Parish (1837) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1837-1882
1839-1884


FS PR's 1837-1887
  NONE
1839-1934
  NONE
'1837-1893
  NONE
FS BT'S 1837-1856
  NONE
   NONE
  NONE
1837-1841
  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.

 Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Parish registers: Cheshire Record Office no.: P205/1-4, P205/4541/1-3.

Parish registers for Chapelry of Tintwistle, 1837-1949
Film
Baptisms, 1837-1882 Marriages, 1839-1884 Burials, 1837-1893 Register of graves, 1837-1879
1656719 Items 3-6
Register of graves, 1837-1903 cont.
1656720 Item 1
Marriages, 1884-1920 Banns, 1899-1947
2045909 Items 9-10
Marriages, 1884-1949 (another filming, 1884-1920)
2069091 Items 5-6

Bishop's transcripts: Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 204

Bishop's transcripts for Chapelry of Tintwistle, 1837-1855
Film
Baptisms, burials, 1837-1839, baptisms, 1840-1841, burials, 1840-1841, baptisms, 1855.
1647714 Item 3

Non Conformist Churches

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Methodist New Connexion
  • Wesleyan Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Non-Conformist records:

Tintwistle Chapel (Cheshire : Independent) RG-4 series nos. 3533, 2153.

Church records, 1747-1828 Tintwistle Chapel (Cheshire : Independent)
Film
Church records
20053 Items 5-6
Another filming of births and baptisms, 1827-1837. London : Public Record Office, 1986. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
1482409 Item 5

Church records for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Tintwistle, 1839-1966:Microfilm copy of original registers filmed at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.

Church records for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Tintwistle, 1839-1966
Film
Baptisms, 1839-1966 (Title board dates are incorrect).
2357129 Item 8

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tintwistle Branch Record of members, 1842-1857: Microfilm of original records in the LDS Church Archives, Salt Lake City.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tintwistle Branch Record of members, 1842-1857
Film
Record of members, 1842-1857
87043 Item 1

Civil Registration

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:

Registration Districts

  • Ashton under Lyne (1837-1937)
  • Hyde (1937-74)
  • High Peak (1974+)

Poor Law Unions

  • Ashton under Lyne

Probate records

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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 12 April 2013
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
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