Bickley, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Bickley, Cheshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
BICKLEY, a township, in the parish of Malpas, union of Nantwich, Higher division of the hundred of Broxton, S. division of the county of Chester, 3½ miles (E. N. E.) from Malpas. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. 
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 104269.
Bickley St Winefrede parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Bickley St Winefrede Parish (1893) Online Records|
|FS PR's||1892-1909|| NONE
|FS BT'S|| NONE
Bickley St Winefrede township in Malpas, created a parish in 1893 from Malbad, Marbury, and Wrenbury.
Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers for Bickley, 1892-1965 Cheshire Record Office: P 228/1-3.
|Parish Registers: Bickley||Film|
| Baptisms, 1892-1965. Marriages, 1893-1948. Grave registers, 1893-1935.
|| 2186839 Items 7 - 9|
Bishop's transcripts for Bickley, 1892-1894 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 24
|Bishops Transcripts: Bickley||Film|
| Baptisms, 1892-1894, burials, 1892-1894.
|| 1647364 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:
- Nantwich (1837-53)
- Whitchurch (1853-1937)
- West Cheshire (1937-74)
- Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
- Cheshire West (1998-2007)
- Cheshire (2007-09)
- Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
Poor Law Unions
- Nantwich (1837-53)
- Whitchurch (1853-1930)
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)
- A transcribed copy of probate records for Malpas 1603-1625 can be located in book form The Ancient Parishes of Malpas Tilston and Shocklach
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 233-237. Date accessed: 06 January 2014.