Bredbury, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Bredbury, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Stockport|
|Parish registers: 1847|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1879|
|Diocese||Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester|
|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|
Bredbury is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1846 from Stockport [St Mary] Ancient Parish.
BREDBURY, is a township-chapelry in Stockport parish, Cheshire; it is adjacent to the Peak Forest canal, 2 miles ENE of Stockport railway station. The post town is, Stockport. There is an Independent chapel.
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.
Bredbury St Mark 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|
|Bredbury St Mark Parish (1817) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1817-1912
|FS BT'S||1879-1892|| NONE
Here is a list of Bredbury parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers, Cheshire Record Office: P258/4867/1-3, 23-25; P258/1/1-12.
|Parish registers for Bredbury, 1847-1981||Film|
| Baptisms, 1847-1945. Marriages, 1849-Sep. 1872.
||2186908 Items 2 - 7|
| Marriages, Sep. 1872-Aug. 1903.
|| 2186909 |
| Marriages, Aug. 1903-1953. Burials, 1848-May 1964.
|| 2186910 |
| Burials, Nov. 1963-1981.
|| 2186911 Item 1|
Bishop's transcripts, Cheshire Record Office: EDB 33
|Bishop's transcripts for Bredbury, 1879-1892||Film|
| Baptisms, burials, 1879-1888, 1890-1892.
||1647366 Item 2|
| Another filming, 1990.
||1656840 Item 2|
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:
- Stockport (1837-1936)
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Bredbury on GENUKI
- John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date accessed: 8 February 2013.