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Guide to Dane Bridge, 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.
DANE-BRIDGE, is an ecclesiastical parish, partly in the parish of Davenham, and partly in the parochial chapelry of Witton, parish of Great Budworth, union and hundred of Northwich, S. division of the county of Chester, it is 1 mile (S.) from Northwich. Dane-Bridge was constituted a district in April, 1846, and a parish in 1847. There are places of worship for Calvinists, Ranters, and Wesleyans.
Dane Bridge St Pauls is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1846 from Davenham, Cheshire Ancient Parish and Witton, Cheshire Ecclesiastical Parish, serving parts of Leftwich and Northwich townships. Closed in 1930.
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.
Dane Bridge 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|
|Dane Bridge St Paul Parish (1846) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1846-1909
|FS BT'S||NONE|| 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 Dane Bridge parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers, Cheshire Record Office call no.: P118/1/1-2, 2/1-5, 3/1-2.
|Parish registers for Dane-Bridge, 1846-1967||Film|
| Baptisms, 1846-1967. Marriages, 1849-1914.
|| 2104410 Items 14 - 17|
| Marriages, 1914-1963. Burials, 1849-1905, 1955-1956.
|| 2104547 Items 1 - 5|
| The burial registers of St. Paul's Church, Dane Bridge, 1849-1956
| Burial registers, 1849-1956, and index (1 fiche).
|| 6359858 |
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:
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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