Hoole, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Hoole, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
HOOLE, a township, in the parish of Plemonstall, union of Great Boughton, Lower division of the hundred of Broxton, S. division of the county of Chester, 2½ miles (N. E.) from Chester. 
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.
Hoole 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|
|Hoole All Saints (1872) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1868-1946
| FS BT's
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for Hoole, 1868-1963 Cheshire Record Office call no.: P161/1/1-5, P161/2/1-4, P161/5099/1-2, 5-8.
| Parish Registers: Hoole
| Baptisms, 1868-1944.
|| 2068516 Items 4 - 10|
| Baptisms, 1944-1946. Marriages, 1872-1942.
|| Granite Mountain Record Vault British Film 2068517 |
| Marriages, 1942-1963.
|| 2068518 Items 1 - 3|
Bishop's transcripts for Hoole, 1868-1906 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 112
| Bishops Transcripts: Hoole
| Baptisms, 1868-1871, 1869-1877, 1879, 1878, 1880-1882, 1884, 1882-1886, 1882-1887.
||1647431 Item 6|
| Baptisms, 1888-1894, 1896-1898, 1900-1906.
|| 1647432 Item 1|
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:
- Great Boughton (1837-69)
- Chester (1870-1937)
- West Cheshire (1937-54)
Poor Law Unions
- Great Boughton (1837-71)
- Chester (1871-1930)
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 542-545. Date accessed: 17 January 2014.