Crowton, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Crowton, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Northwich|
|Parish registers: 1871|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1871|
|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|
CROWTON, a township, in the parish of Weaverham, union of Northwich, Second division of the hundred of Eddisbury, S. division of the county of Chester, 5¼ miles (W. by N.) from Northwich. 
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 241238.
Crowton Christ Church parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Crowton Christ Church Parish (1871) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1813-1895
|FS BT'S|| 1879-1900
Crowton Christ Church a township in Weaverham created a parish in 1872 from Weaverham and Norley.
Here is a list of Crowton parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for Christ Church, Crowton, 1871-1971 Cheshire Record Office nos.: P223/1-3.
| Parish Registers: Crowton
|Baptisms, 1871-1948. Marriages, 1873-1962. Burials, 1872-1971.||1836001 Items 1 - 3|
Bishop's transcripts for Christ Church of Crowton, 1871-1901 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 73
| Bishops Transcripts: Crowton
|Baptisms, 1871-1888, burials, 1872-1887, baptisms, 1889-1890, burials,1889-1890, baptisms, 1891, burials, 1890-1892, baptisms, 1892-1893, burials, 1892-1893, baptisms, 1894-1895, burials, 1893-1895, baptisms, burials, 1896-1898, 1900-1901.||1647369 Item 5|
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:
- Northwich (1837-1974)
- Vale Royal (1974-98)
- Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
- Cheshire (2007-09)
- Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Crowton on GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 737-742.Date accessed: 10 January 2014.
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