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== Parish History  ==
== Parish History  ==
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==== Non Conformist Churches  ====
==== Non Conformist Churches  ====
*Wesleyan Methodist<br>
=== Civil Registration  ===
=== Civil Registration  ===

Revision as of 22:08, 4 December 2013

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Parish History

SUTTON, is a township, two chapelries, and a sub-district, in Prestbury parish, Macclesfield district, Cheshire. The township is partly in Macclesfield borough; it extends 4 miles SSE of M. town; and contains a suburb of that town, and the village of Langley. The chapelries are St. George's church is in Macclesfield, and was originally a dissenting chapel. St. James' church is near Lane-Ends, was built in 1840. There are two dissenting chapels.[1]

Sutton St James was established as a chapelry in Prestbury, Cheshire Ancient Parish in 1840

Sutton Lane Ends or Sutton is a semi-rural village and civil parish that is situated roughly a mile south of Macclesfield; it includes the hamlets of Gurnett and Jarman. Sutton is in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The rivers Bollin and Rosendale run through Sutton Lane Ends, as does the Macclesfield Canal.[2]


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. The first film number is 241241.

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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Parish records begin in 1840 Reference P 310 Held by Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service indicate the registers are still in the parish A graveyard paln is available under the above reference.

Non Conformist Churches

  • Wesleyan Methodist

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 and death indexes available:

Registration Districts

Poor Law Unions

Macclesfield Poor Law Union,Cheshire

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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 29 March 2013
  2. Sutton parish website
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.