Alvanley, Cheshire Genealogy

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Alvanley St John the Evangelist was created as chapelry in the ancient parish of Frodsham. In the present church is a wooden board giving the list of curates since 1677 and vicars since 1861

The church was built in 1860 to a design by J. S. Crowther at the expense of Catherine Emma Arden, the youngest daughter of Richard Arden, 1st Baron Alvanley.

Church Records

The parish is included in the Cheshire Parishes collection on Record Search.

Alvanley is a township-chapelry in Frodsham parish. The church is known as St. John the Evangelist.
Cheshire Record Office call number: P 81/1/1, P 81/2/1-2, P 81/3, P 81/4.

Contents Film
Baptisms, burials, 1791-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1970. Banns of marriages, 1861-1953. FHL BRITISH Film
2186838 Items 10 - 13
Burials, 1813-1885. FHL BRITISH Film
2186839 Item 1

Non-Conformist Churches

Non-Conformist Records

Poor Law Unions

  • Runcorn

Registration Districts

  •   Runcorn (1837–1974)
  •  Vale Royal (1974–98)
  •  Cheshire Central (1998–2009)
  •  Cheshire West (2009+)


Morant, Roland W. (1989), Cheshire Churches, Birkenhead: Countyvise, p. 96, ISBN 0 907768 18 0