Hoose, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Hoose, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hoose, Cheshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wirrall
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Wirral
Registration District Wirrall
Records begin
Parish registers: 1834
Bishop's Transcripts: 1836
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wirral
Diocese Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
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]

HOOSE, or Hoylake, is a village, a township, and a chapelry in West Kirby parish, Cheshire. The village stands on the coast, near the mouth of the Dee estuary, it is 7½ miles W by N of Birkenhead; it has a post office by the name of Hoylake under Birkenhead. A roadstead, called Hoylake, originally Hoyle-Lake, is opposite the village. The chapelry was constituted in 1860; and is larger than the township.[1]

Hoose is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1839 from West Kirby Ancient Parish.

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]

Hoose parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Hoose Parish (1834) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images


FS PR's 1903-1909
FS BT'S 1893-1909

Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Parish registers: Cheshire Record Office no.: P80/1/1-5, P80/2/1-6, P80/3/1-4, P80/4/1-2.

Parish registers for Hoylake, 1834-1952 (Church of England. Parish Church of Hoose) Film
Baptisms, 1834-1903; Marriages, 1834-1835.
1656399 Items 9 - 12
Marriages, 1837-1844, 1862-1912. Burials, 1834-1910. Banns, 1834-1844, 1862-1909
1656400 Items 1 - 7
Baptisms, 1903-1919.
2191048 Items 9 - 10
Marriages, 1912-1952. Burials, 1910-1921.
2191574 Items 1 - 4

Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Parish registers: Cheshire Record Office: P80/10/1-5.

Parish registers for St. Hildeburgh's Mission Church, Hoose, 1899-1950 (Church of England. St. Hildeburgh's Church) (Hoose, Cheshire) Film
Marriages, 1899-1950
2191048 Items 4 - 8

Bishop's transcripts: Cheshire Record Office: EDB 114

Bishop's transcripts for Hoose, 1834-1911 Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1834-1836, baptisms, 1838, burials, 1837, baptisms, burials, 1837-1839, baptisms, marriages, burials, 1840, baptisms, 1842, 1841, baptisms, burials, 1871-1880, baptisms, 1881-1882, burials, 1881-1882, baptisms, 1883-1884, burials, 1883-1884, baptisms, 1885-1886, burials, 1885-1888, baptisms, 1887-1888, burials, 1887-1888, baptisms, burials, 1894, 1893, 1896, 1895, 1897-1899, baptisms, 1900. 1647432 Item 3
Baptisms, burials, 1900-1911.
1647433 Item 1
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Wesleyan Methodist

Non-Conformist records:

Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Parish registers: Cheshire Record Office: EMS 147/1

Church records for St. Luke's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Hoylake, 1884-1948
Baptisms, 1884-1948. 1594191 Item 7
Baptisms, 1884-1948 (another filming). 2299472 Item 5

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]
  • Wirral (1837–94)

Poor Law Union[edit | edit source]

  • Wirral

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]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Hoose on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 8 March 2013
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.