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Guide to Wettenhall, 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.
WETTENHALL, is a township-chapelry in Over parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles NNE of Calveley railway station, and 5 E by S of Tarporley. It has a post-office under Middlewich. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.
Wettenhall St David is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Over, Cheshire Ancient Parish. An ancient chapelry in Over parish, rebuilt in 1870
English: Wettenhall is a village (at SJ 624 614) and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village lies 3½ miles to the south west of Winsford and 6 miles to the north west of Crewe. The parish also includes the settlements of Chapel Green and Woodside. Nearby villages include Alpraham, Calveley, Cholmondeston, Church Minshull, Little Budworth and Tarporley.
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.
Wettenhall St David 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|
|Wettenhall St David Parish (1824) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1824-1867
|FS BT'S|| 1824-1864
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 Wettenhall parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers: Cheshire Record Office no.: P220/1.
|Parish registers for Wettenhall, 1824-1867||Film|
| Baptisms, 1824-1867.
||1656758 Item 4|
Bishop's transcripts: Cheshire Record Office: EDB 216
|Bishop's transcripts for Wettenhall, 1824-1864||Film|
|Baptisms, 1824-1850, 1855-1864.||1647760 Item 3|
Non Conformist Churches
- Primitive Methodist
Wesleyan Methodist records at Cheshire Record Office call no.: EMS 248/1.
|Church records for the Cholmondeston Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wettenhall, 1914-1969||Film|
| Marriages, 1914-1969.
||Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2299419 Item 4|
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:
Congleton and Crewe (1974–88)
South Cheshire (1988–98)
Cheshire Central (post 1998) The post 2009 reorganization of civil registration can be found 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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