Lindow, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Lindow, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Lindow, eccl. dist., Wilmslow par., Cheshire, pop. 680; contains Lindow End, hamlet, 3 miles SW. of Wilmslow sta. 
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.
Lindow 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|
|Lindow St. John the Evangelist Parish (1877) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1878-1901
| FS BT's
Created a parish from Chorley in 1877. A district church for part of Aldelrey Edge from 1894.
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Bishop's transcripts for Lindow, 1877-1903 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 126
| Bishops Transcripts: Lindow
| Baptisms, 1877-1878; burials, 1878-1879; baptisms, burials, 1879-1903.
|| 1647517 Item 6|
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:
- Macclesfield (wholly, 1894-1936 ; partly 1936-37) *
- Bucklow (partly, 1936-37 ; wholly, 1937-74) *
- Macclesfield (1974-98)
- Cheshire East (1998-2007)
- Cheshire (2007-09)
- Cheshire East (2009+)
Poor Law Unions
- Macclesfield (1894-1930)
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.
- John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles Date accessed: 24th January 2014.