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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
WERNETH, is a township-'''chapelry''', in the '''parish and union of Stockport''', hundred of Macclesfield, North division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (N. E. by E.) from Stockport. In the township are the hamlets or villages of <u>Compstall</u>, has a post-office under Stockport; <u>Gee-Cross</u> has a post office under Manchester, and <u>Compstall-Bridge</u>, as well a the village of <u>Apethorne</u>. A church, dedicated to St. Paul, a plain but neat structure, was erected in 1841, and is in the village of Compstall. There is a chapel for '''New Connexion''' '''Methodists '''in Compstall, and at GeeCross there is a chapel for '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51389#s4 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848) Adapted 16 April 2013</ref> <ref>Wilson, John Marius, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=893030  Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]''  (1870-72) Adapted 16 April 2013</ref>
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WERNETH, is a township-'''chapelry''', in the '''parish and union of Stockport''', hundred of Macclesfield, North division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (N. E. by E.) from Stockport. In the township are the hamlets or villages of <u>Compstall</u>, has a post-office under Stockport; <u>Gee-Cross</u> has a post office under Manchester, and <u>Compstall-Bridge</u>, as well a the village of <u>Apethorne</u>. A church, dedicated to St. Paul, a plain but neat structure, was erected in 1841, and is in the village of Compstall. There is a chapel for '''New Connexion''' '''Methodists '''in Compstall, and at GeeCross there is a chapel for '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51389#s4 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848) Adapted 16 April 2013</ref> <ref>Wilson, John Marius, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=893030  Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]''  (1870-72) Adapted 16 April 2013</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church records  ===
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Werneth St Paul registers&nbsp;of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:  
 
Werneth St Paul registers&nbsp;of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:  
  
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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  
 
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  
  
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
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==== Non Conformist Churches  ====
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census records  ===
  
 
{{British Census|241246}}  
 
{{British Census|241246}}  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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=== Civil Registration  ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage a nd death indexes available:  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage a nd death indexes available:  
  
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*[http://cheshirebmd.org.uk/ Cheshire BMD]
 
*[http://cheshirebmd.org.uk/ Cheshire BMD]
  
==== Probate records  ====
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=== Probate records  ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Cheshire Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Cheshire Probate Records|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.
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see also [[England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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Revision as of 14:09, 30 September 2013

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Parish History

WERNETH, is a township-chapelry, in the parish and union of Stockport, hundred of Macclesfield, North division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (N. E. by E.) from Stockport. In the township are the hamlets or villages of Compstall, has a post-office under Stockport; Gee-Cross has a post office under Manchester, and Compstall-Bridge, as well a the village of Apethorne. A church, dedicated to St. Paul, a plain but neat structure, was erected in 1841, and is in the village of Compstall. There is a chapel for New Connexion Methodists in Compstall, and at GeeCross there is a chapel for Unitarians.[1] [2]

Resources

Church records

Werneth St Paul 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
FMP = FindMyPast
Werneth St Paul Parish (1839) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1839-1848
  NONE
   NONE
  NONE
1874-1887
  NONE
FS BT'S    NONE
  NONE
   NONE
  NONE
   NONE
  NONE
FMP (£)    KN
   KN
   KN
   KN
1841-1887
1841-1887

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

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. The first film number is 241246.


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:

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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted 16 April 2013
  2. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted 16 April 2013
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.