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History

Macclesfield St Alban Roman Catholic church was designed by A. G. Pugin and is described as a "church of exceptional interest among the works of this major architect".

The church was designed in 1838 and built between 1839 and 1841. Some of the money needed to build it was given by the Earl of Shrewsbury

Church Records

Founded 1795, the present church opened in 1841. Registers of baptisms 1856–1957, marriages 1936–1953 and burials 1833–1912 are at the Cheshire Record Office.


Cheshire Record Office Reference ERC 19  Macclesfield St Alban's Roman Catholic Church
Date 1795-1976
Registers of baptisms 1795-1825 1856-1908 1936-57 marriages 1825-1837 copy marriages (?incomplete) 1936-53 confirmations 1824-1957 deaths 1833-67 1880-1912; various account books 1821-1974; notices books 1901-76; minutes of Cheshire clergy meetings 1825-38
URL http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=017-erc19&cid=

Bibliography

Pevsner, Nikolaus (2003) [1971], The Buildings of England: Cheshire, New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 267–268, ISBN 0 300 09588 0


 

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