Alvanley, Cheshire Genealogy

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History

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.

Census Records

Civil Registration

Registration Districts

Here is a list of the districts that included Avanley from 1837, with dates of inclusion.

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

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 Film
2186838 Items 10 - 13
Burials, 1813-1885. FHL Film
2186839 Item 1

Bishop's transcripts for Alvanley, 1811-1877 Formerly a chapelry in Frodsham parish. Cheshire Record Office call number: EDB 7

Content Film
Baptisms, burials, 1811-1829, 1831, 1830, 1832-1846, 1848-1853, baptisms, 1850-1851, burials, 1853-1856, baptisms, 1854, 1853-1856, 1854-1855, burials, 1854, 1856-1860, 1858, 1860, baptisms, 1858, 1857, 1856-1860, 1859, 1860, 1859, 1860-1865, burials, 1860-1866, baptisms, 1865-1868, burials, 1866-1868, baptisms, burials, 1873, baptisms, 1874. FHL Film
1595461 Item 3
Baptisms, 1874-1877, burials, 1874-1877. FHL Film
1595462 Item 1

Nonconformist Churches

There were no known nonconformist congregations in Avanley until

Poor Law Unions

  • Runcorn

Probate Records

Web SItes

Bibliography

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