Talk:Knutsford, Cheshire Genealogy

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New Parish Table[edit source]

Knutsford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000 (FamilySearch) - free
FS BTs = England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP Diocese PRs = Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Parish Registers (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Diocese BTs = Cheshire Diocese Of Chester Bishop's Transcripts (FindMyPast) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free

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Knutsford Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes/images
Indexes only
Indexes/images
Indexes only
Indexes/images
Indexes only
FS PRs 1538-2000
1538-2000
1538-2000
FS BTs 1598-1900
1598-1900
1598-1900
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP Diocese PRs 1548-1907
1581-1910
1581-1910
FMP Diocese BTs 1548-1907
1581-1910
1581-1910
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Cheshire Archives and Local Studies.


Old Parish Table[edit source]

Knutsford St John the Baptist parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
CPR = Cheshire Parish Register Project - free[3]
FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Knutsford St John the Baptist Parish (1581) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1863-1867
1862-1867

CPR 1581-1871
1581-1871
1581-1871
FS PR's 1581-1912
  NONE
1581-1934
  NONE
1581-1967
  NONE
FS BT'S 1608-1885   NONE
1608-1867
  NONE
1608-1885
  NONE

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.

 Knutsford, St. John the Baptist (formerly St. Helena) (C of E), Church Hill. An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Bexton, Knutsford Inferior, Knutsford Superior, Ollerton and Toft. Registers of Baptisms 1582–1969, Marriages 1582–1970 and Burials 1582–1972 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Microfilm copy of original at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, Cheshire, England. Cheshire Record Office call no.: P7/1/1-5, P7/2/1-5, P7/3/1-8, P7/4/1-5, P7/3224/2/1-3.

Parish Registers Content FHL Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1582-1754. Baptisms, burials, 1752-1796. BRITISH 2045882
Baptisms, burials, 1796-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1928. BRITISH 2045883
Marriages, 1754-1911.  Banns, 1768-1769. Burials, 1813-1821. BRITISH 2045884
Burials, 1821-1942. Marriages, 1911-1924. BRITISH 2045885
Marriages, 1924-1952. Burials, 1941-1972. BRITISH 2262875 Items 6 - 8

Bishop's transcripts for St. John the Baptist Church, Knutsford, 1581-1867 Microfilm copy of original record in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester, England. Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 122.

Bishop's transcripts Content FHL Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1581, 1607-1608, 1610, 1618, 1620, 1622-1623, 1625, 1627-1630, 1633-1634, 1640, 1663-1668, 1670-1676, 1678, 1680-1685, 1687-1689, 1691-1745, 1771-1801. BRITISH 1656841 Item 2
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1771-1815, 1825, 1827-1861. Marriages, burials, 1862. BRITISH 1656842
Burials, marriages, 1862.  Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1863-1867. BRITISH 1656843 Item 1

Knutsford, St. Cross (C of E), Cross Street. Built in 1858, rebuilt in 1881. A separate parish from 1858 serving the township of Knutsford Superior. Registers of Baptisms 1858–1980, Marriages 1861–1987 and Burials 1858–1968 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Microfilm of originals in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester. Cheshire Record Office: EDB 121

Parish Register Content FHL Film
Baptisms, 1858-1885, burials, 1858-1885. BRITISH 1647517 Item 2

Toft, St. John the Evangelist (C of E). The parish church for part of Knutsford Inferior from 1855. Churchwardens' accounts for the chapelry of Toft, 1746-1862 Notes Microreproduction of originals at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England.
Toft is a township and a chapelry in Knutsford parish. Cheshire Record Office call no.: P209/6/1. 

Parish Register Content FHL Film
Churchwardens' accounts, 1746-1862. BRITISH 2106221 Item 1

Bishop's transcripts for Toft, 1855-1860 Microfilm of original records in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester, England.
Toft is a chapelry in the parish of Knutsford.Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 205

Bishop's transcript Content FHL Film
Baptisms, 1855-1860. BRITISH 1647714 Item 4
  1. ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
  3. 'CPR Project Progress (As on 17 January 2014),' Cheshire Parish Register Project, accessed 1 February 2014.