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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cheshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cheshire Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Stockport St Peter
Guide to '''Stockport St Peter, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  === Parish History ===
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=== Parish History ===
STOCKPORT, is a town, a township, a '''parish''', two sub-districts, and a district, in Cheshire. The town stands on the river Mersey at the influx of the Tame, on the North-western railway at a convergence of five branch-lines, it is 5¾ miles SSE of Manchester; it was anciently called Stockfort, Storefort, and Stokeport.&nbsp;&nbsp; '''St. Peter's''' church was built in 1768. <br>
Stockport St Peter,&nbsp;St. Peter's Square. Founded 1765 as a chapel to&nbsp; [[Stockport St Mary, Cheshire]] in 1765.&nbsp;It became&nbsp;a parish church in 1838.
=== Resources ===
==== Census records ====
{{British Census|241240}}
==== Church Records ====
Stockport St. Peter chapelry registers&nbsp;of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
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<span class="HIT">Cheshire</span> <span class="HIT">Record</span> <span class="HIT">Office </span>Reference P 322&nbsp; <span class="HIT">Stockport</span> St Peter Parish records Date 1816-1999 Description Baptism registers 1878-1999; burial registers 1816-1935; confirmation registers 1901-1990; parochial statistics 1882-1905; PCC minutes 1954-1960; Church Union minutes 1915-1981; St Peter's National School managers' minutes 1894-1941; accounts 1903-1950 Parish of St. Peter, Stockport, County of Cheshire, U.K. (Macclesfield Hundred), burials, 14 Jan. 1816 to 9 Oct. 1935
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| Parish Registers: St Peter Stockport<br>
A copy of the registers of baptisms in the parish of Saint Peter, Stockport, Cheshire, 1878-1935 Microfilm copy of transcripts in the Stockport Central Library, Cheshire, England.
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<br>  ===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
Not known
==== Civil Registration ====
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 and death indexes available:
*[http://cheshirebmd.org.uk/ Cheshire BMD]
===== Registration Districts =====
*Stockport
==== Poor Law Unions ====
*For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/ www.workhouses.org.uk] and [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Stockport/Stockport.shtml Stockport]
==== 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.
== Websites ==
 
Stockport St Peter [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/churches/stockport-st%20peter.html GENUKI]
 
Stockport on [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/stockport.html GENUKI]
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