Claverton, Cheshire Genealogy
Claverton is a civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire in England.
Claverton was an extra-parochial place in Broxton Hundred, which became a civil parish in 1858.
Including the hamlet of Iron Bridge.
It has no recorded inhabitants in recent decades and is open land on the banks of the River Dee.
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.
- Great Boughton (1837–69)
- Chester (1870–1937)
- West Cheshire (1937–74)
- Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
- Cheshire West (post 1998) registration events may searched online at Cheshire BMD
Claverton 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|
|Claverton Parish Online Records|
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This is an extra parochial place.
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.
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 241232.
Poor Law Unions
Great Boughton (1837–53) see Tarvin (previously Great Boughton) Poor Law Union, Cheshire
Hawarden Poor Law Union (1853–71)
Chester Poor Law Union from 1871-1930
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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