Claverton, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Claverton, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:  extra-parochial, see Chester Cheshire for records.

Claverton, Cheshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxton
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Hawarden
Registration District Great Boughton
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

Parish History

Claverton is a civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire in England.

Claverton was an extra-parochial place in Broxton Hundred, which became a civil parish in 1858.
Including the hamlet of Iron Bridge.

CLAVERTON, an uninhabited extra-parochial tract in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; within Chester city.[1]


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 241232.

Church records

Claverton extra-parochial see Chester for records.

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Claverton Extra-Parochial No Records


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This is an extra parochial place.

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.

Non-Conformist Churches


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 a nd death indexes available:

Registration Districts
  • Great Boughton (1837–69)
  • Chester (1870–1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937–74)
  • Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
  • Cheshire West (post 1998) registration events may searched online at Cheshire BMD

Poor Law Unions

Great Boughton (1837–53) see Tarvin (previously Great Boughton) Poor Law Union, Cheshire
 Hawarden Poor Law Union (1853–71)

Chester Poor Law Union from 1871-1930

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.


Claverton on GENUKI


  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 29 February 2013