Chester Little St John, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Chester Little St John Upper Northgate Sreet was built as a chapel of ease to the Ancient parish of St John The Baptist Chester in 1717.


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Chester Little St. John 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
Chester Little St. John Parish Online Records


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There are no marriages or burials here. 

Cheshire Record Office Reference P 103
 Chester Little St John Parish
Description Registers: Christenings 1928-1948

also Cheshire Record Office Reference ZCR 36  Title CHESTER, LITTLE ST. JOHN'S CHURCH

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

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.

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

Chester Poor Law Union

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites