Rode, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Rode, 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. The first film number is 241240.
Rode Odd 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|
|Odd Rode All Saints (1860) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1809-1903
| FS BT's
Rode Odd All Saints was founded in 1851 as a chapelry in the parish of Astbury: St. Mary, becoming a Parish for Odd Rode in 1860.
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers of Odd Rode, 1808-1952 Cheshire Record Office no.: P26/1/1-3, P26/2/1-5.
| Parish Registers: Odd Rode
| Baptisms, 1808-1903.
|| 1656489 Items 9 - 11|
| Marriages, 1865-1907
|| 1656490 Items 1 - 2|
| Marriages, 1907-Apr. 1922.
|| 2197435 Item 13|
| Marriages, Apr. 1922-1952.
|| 2197436 Items 1 - 2|
Bishop's transcripts for Odd Rode, 1864-1884 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 160
| Bishops Transcripts: Odd Rode
| Baptisms, 1864-1865, burials, 1864, baptisms, burials, 1865, baptisms, 1866-1868, burials, 1865-1868, baptisms, burials, 1869-1884.
|| 1647668 Item 2|
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:
- Congleton (1837-1937)
- Crewe (1937-74)
- Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
- South Cheshire (1988-98)
- Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
- Cheshire (2007-09)
- Cheshire East (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.