Macclesfield, St John the Evangelist, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Macclesfield, St John the Evangelist,Statham Street was founded as a chapel of ease for Macclesfield, St Michael's in 1873 and became a parish in 1888 for part of the town.


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Macclesfield, St John the Evangelist, Cheshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[1]


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BIVRI 1873-1906

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.

Parish registers, 1873-1929 Cheshire Record Office reference: P192/1-2.

An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online in Record Search

Parish Registers Content FHL Film
Baptisms 1878-1929. Marriages 1888-1911. BRITISH 1656450 Items 4-5
Marriages 1911-1914 BRITISH 1656451 Item 1
Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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.

Poor Law Unions

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