Cheadle, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Cheadle, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|County||Cheshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Stockport|
|Parish registers: 1558; Separate registers exist for Handforth St Chad beginning 1840|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1610|
|Diocese||Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester|
|Probate Court||Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cheshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
CHEADLE, is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Stockport district, Cheshire. The village stands near the river Mersey, it is 2 miles NW of the junction of the Macclesfield and Congleton railway with the Manchester and Crewe railway, and 2¼ WSW of Stockport. The parish includes also the townships of Cheadle-Bulkeley and Cheadle-Moseley, and the hamlet of Handforth-cum-Bosden; the post office is under Manchester. There are also chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and Roman Catholics.
Cheadle includes Bosden, Brookistone, Cheadle Bulkeley, Cheadle Grange, Cheadle Mill, Oakamoor, Freehay, Handforth, Handforth cum Bosden, Handforth St Chad, Huntley, and Cheadle Moseley.
Resources[edit | edit source]
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- Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Cheadle Online Parish Records|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Cheshire ($)|
|Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Cheshire ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Cheshire ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Cheshire ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
- 1671-1900 England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900 at FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection; index (dates may vary by parish)
Roman Catholic Parishes:
Cheadle, St. Chad Stockport Road. Founded 1900.
Cheadle, St. Ann Vicarage Avenue. Founded 1952.
Other Non-Conformist Churches:
- Cheadle Hulme, Baptist Union Chapel, Grove Lane. Built in 1840.
- Edgeley, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Founded 1817. Registers 1818–1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
- Cheadle Hulme, Zion Methodist Chapel (Free), Stretford Road. ReBuilt in 1861. Registers 1824–1843 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
- Cheadle, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1865.
- Cheadle Heath, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1855.
- Cheadle Heath, Methodist Chapel (New Connexion). Built in 1883.
- Cheadle Hulme, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Station Road. Built in 1883.
- Cheadle Hulme, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Swan Lane. Built in 1869.
- Cheadle, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Massie Street.
Church Records Stockport Circuit, Edgeley Wesleyan Methodist, Cheadle Parish, County of Cheshire, U.K. (Macclesfield Hundred), burials, 23 Nov. 1817 to 11 Aug. 1959 Microfiche of original published: [S.l.] : North Cheshire Family History Society, 1999.
|Parish Registers: Cheadle, Cheshire Wesleyan Methodist||Film|
|Burials; register 1, 1817-1833, register 2, 1833-1846, register 3, 1846-1869, register 4, 1869-1959.||Granite Mountain Record Vault 6200581|
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
- Stockport (1837-1930)
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Cheadle on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- John Marius Wilson Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Date Accessed: 15 February 2013