Oughtrington, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Oughtrington, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
OUGHTRINGTON, a hamlet in Lymm parish, Cheshire; on the Bridgewater canal, 5½ miles W S W of Altrincham. 
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.
Oughtrington 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|
|Oughtrington St Peter Parish (1881) Online Records|
|FS PR's||1872-1909|| NONE
| FS BT's
Oughtrington was a hamlet in Lymm parish. Built in 1872 as a chapel to Lymm: St. Mary the Virgin, Parish for part of Lymm in 1881.
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers of St. Peter's Church, Oughtrington, 1872-1938. Cheshire Record Office call no.: P237/4964/1-3, 5-7.
|Parish Registers: Oughtrington||Film|
| Burials, 1872-1874, baptisms, 1872-1874, 1873, 1875-1876, baptisms, burials, 1892-1899, 1901.
|| 2149024 Items 1 - 6|
Bishop's transcripts for St. Peter's Church, Oughtrington, 1872-1901. Cheshire Record Office: EDB 161
| Bishops Transcripts: Oughtrington
| Baptisms, 1881-1891, 1893, 1892, 1894-1897, 1899.
|| 1647668 Item 3|
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:
- Altrincham (1837-98)
- Bucklow (1898-1974)
- Warrington (1974+)
Poor Law Unions
- Altrincham (1836-95)
- Bucklow (1895-1930)
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 Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 24th January 2014.