Partington, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Partington, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
PARTINGTON, a township, in the parish of Bowdon, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow, N. division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (N. W.) from Altrincham. There are places of worship for Calvinists and Independents. 
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.
Partington 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|
|Partington St Mary Parish (1885) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
| FS BT's
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Bishop's transcripts for Partington, 1891-1910 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 168
| Bishops Transcripts: Partington
| Baptisms, burials, 1891-1902, baptisms, 1903-1906, burials, 1903-1906, baptisms, 1906-1910, burials, 1906-1910.
|| 1647669 Item 2|
- Roman Catholic
Non-Conformists Church Records:
Church records, 1826-1837 Independent Church (Partington, England) RG-4 series no. 93.
|Church records for the Gatley Congregational Church||Film|
| Baptisms and births, 1826-1837
|| 20045 Item 17|
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)
- Trafford [Greater Manchester] (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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 535-537. Date accessed: 24 January 2014.