Over St John Evangelist, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Over St John Evangelist, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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.
Over St John Evangelist 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|
|Over St John Evangelist Parish (1863) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
| FS BT's
Over St John was created a parish in 1863 from St Chad and Whitegate.
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for St. John's Church, Over, 1863-1948 Cheshire Record Office call no.: P222/1/1-2, P222/2/1-4, P222/3/1-5.
|Parish Registers: Over St John||Film|
| Baptisms, 1863-1928. Marriages, 1863-1871.
|| 2106122 Items 9 - 11|
| Marriages, 1871-1948. Burials, 1863-1938.
|| 2106343 Items 1 - 9|
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 (1837-1936)
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.