Whittlesey St Mary, Cambridgeshire Genealogy
Guide to Whittlesey St Mary, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Whittlesey St Mary, Cambridgeshire|
|Poor Law Union||Whittlesey|
|Parish registers: 1654|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1599|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cambridgeshire Record Office|
WHITTLESEY, a village, and district comprising the parishes of St. Andrew and St. Mary, which form a union, in the hundred of North Witchford, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 6 miles (E. by S.) from Peterborough. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic Methodists. 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Parish register transcripts, 1654-1694 at FHL
Parish register transcripts for St. Mary's Church, Whittelsey and the Newington Chapel in Liverpool, 1654-1853 at FHL
Bishop's transcripts for St. Mary's Church, Whittlesey, 1599-1856 at FHL
Non Conformist Churches
- Particular Baptist
- Wesleyan Methodist
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 241228.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire 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
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Whittlesey on GENUKI
Whittlesey St Mary on GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 557-560.Date accessed and adapted: 17 July 2013.