Moulton, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Moulton, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
MOULTON, a township, in the parish of Davenham, union and hundred of Northwich, S. division of the county of Chester, 3 miles (S.) 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.
Moulton 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|
|Moulton St Stephen Parish (1877) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1878-1909
| FS BT's
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for Moulton, 1878-1973. Cheshire Record Office call nos.: P213/1/12, P213/2/1-4.
|Parish Registers: Moulton||Film|
| Baptisms, 1878-1973. Marriages, 1878-1950Marriages, 1882-1932.
|| 2104846 Items 5 - 10|
Bishop's transcripts for St. Stephen the Martyr's Church, Moulton, 1878-1904. Cheshire Record Office: EDB 152.
| Bishops Transcripts: Moulton
| Baptisms, 1878-1883, 1886, 1885-1886, 1884, 1889, 1888, 1887, 1890-1904.
|| 1647521 Item 5|
- Primitive Methodists
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
See a gazetteer description of Adlington at Vision of Britain.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 353-356.Date accessed: 24 January 2014.