Chester Little St John, Cheshire Genealogy

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Chester Little St John, Cheshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxton; Eddisbury; Wirrall
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Chester Incorporation
Registration District Great Boughton
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Little St John is an extra-parochial in the city of Chester.[1] For more information on the city, see Chester.

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

Resources[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

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 Extra-Parochial Place No Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images

There are no marriages or burials here.

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

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

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Not Known

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:

Civil Registration Districts[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chester Poor Law Union

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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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]

Chester Little St John on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 576-586. Date accessed: 18 March 2019.