Gatley, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Gatley, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Gatley, eccl. dist. and vil., Cheadle par., E. Cheshire -- dist., pop. 1395; the vil. is 1 mile W. of Cheadle.
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 241240.
The district church for Stockport Etchells from 1882.
Gatley Chapelry 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|
|Gatley Chapelry (1882) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
| FS BT's
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for Gatley Chapelry, 1882-1932 Cheshire Record Office no.: P254/1.
|Parish Registers: Gatley||Film|
| Marriages, 1882-1932.
|| 1656489 Item 5|
Bishop's transcripts for Gatley Chapelry, 1881-1899 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 91
| Bishops Transcripts: Gatley
| Baptisms, 1881-1891, 1893, 1892, 1894-1897, 1899.
|| 1647429 Item 5|
Non-Conformists Church Records:
Church records for the Gatley Congregational Church, 1779-1950 Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: C2/1/1/1-2, C2/2/1.
|Church records for the Gatley Congregational Church||Film|
| Baptisms, 1779-1880, 1896. Baptisms and marriages, 1881-1945; roll of church members, 1872-1917. Burials, 1823-1950.
|| 2355750 Items 5 - 7|
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 (1837-1930)
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
See a gazetteer description of Adlington at Vision of Britain.
- John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles Date accessed: 24th January 2014.