Chester Cathedral, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History


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 a nd death indexes available:

Church records

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.

Chester Cathedral (C of E). Dedicated to St. Werburgh. Registers of Baptisms 1688–1958, Marriages 1688–1754 & 1869–1998 and Burials 1688–1896 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office.Cheshire Record Office reference: EDB 50

Here is a list of church records on microfilm at theFamily History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.

Parish Register Content FHL Film
Baptisms, burials, 1813-1815, burials, 1816 BRITISH 1647368 Item 2
Baptisms, 1855, 1857-1876 BRITISH 1647368 Item 3
Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites