Timperley, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Timperley, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

TIMPERLEY, a township, in the parish of Bowdon, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow, N. division of the county of Chester, 1¾ mile (N. E. by E.) from Altrincham. [1]


Census 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.

Church Records

Timperley 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
Timperley Christ Church Parish (1852) Online Records


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Timperley was built in 1849 as a chapel to Bowdon: St. Mary, becoming a Parish 1852.

 Here is a list of registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Bishop's transcripts for Timperley, 1851-1888 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 203

Bishops Transcripts: Timperley
Baptisms, 1852-1853, 1852, 1851-1852, burials, 1854, baptisms, 1853-1857, burials, 1855-1856, baptisms, 1855-1858, burials, 1857-1858, baptisms, 1859-1860, burials, 1859-1860, 1858-1859, baptisms, 1858-1861, burials, 1860-1862, baptisms, 1861-1862, burials, 1862-1863, baptisms, 1862-1863, burials, 1862-1863, baptisms, 1863-1864, burials, 1863-1864, baptisms, 1864-1865, burials, 1863-1866, baptisms, 1865-1866, burials, 1866-1867, baptisms, 1866-1867, burials, 1867-1868, baptisms, 1867-1868, burials, 1868-1870, baptisms, 1868, baptisms, burials, 1870-1879, baptisms, 1880-1887, burials, 1880-1887, baptisms, burials, 1888.
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Non-Conformist Churches

  • Wessleyan Methodist

Non-Conformists Church Records:

Church records for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Timperley, 1841-1965 Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: C18/4.

Church records for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Timperley Film
Baptisms, 1841-1951. Marriages, 1905-1965.
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Civil Registration

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:

Registration District

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1936)

Poor Law Unions

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Probate Records

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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps and Gazetteers

See a gazetteer description of Adlington at Vision of Britain.

Web Sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 360-362. Date accessed: 17 January 2014.