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Burton St Nicholas is an ancient parish and includes Puddington and Neston. Sometimes referred to as Burton (near Neston)
BURTON, is a township and a parish in Wirrall district, Cheshire. The township lies on the estuary of the Dee, it is 3¾ miles WSW of Sutton railway station, and 8 miles NW by W of Chester. The parish includes also the township of Puddington; and its Post Town is Neston, under Chester. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
- Wirral (1837–1974)
- Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
- Cheshire West (post 1998)
Burton 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|
|Burton Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1538-1909
|FS BT'S||1599-1900|| NONE
|Parish Registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, 1538-1885, marriages, 1538-1950, burials, 1538-1813.||BRITISH 2147304 Items 6 - 12|
|Marriages, July 1950-1966. Banns of marriages, 1844-1946. Burials, 1813-1993.||BRITISH 2147305 Items 1 - 4|
|Baptisms, 1885-1969.||BRITISH 924697 Item 4|
Burton, St. Nicholas (C of E). An ancient parish church serving the townships of Burton and Puddington. Registers of Baptisms 1538–1969, Marriages 1538–1997 and burials 1538–1993 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office,
Microfilm copy of originals at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England.
Cheshire Record Office call no.: P54/1/1-3, P54/2/1, P54/3/1-2, P54/5043/1-2, P54/4, P54/5, P54/5744/1.
Notes on the parish of Burton in Wirral
Authors Beazley, F. C. (Frank Charles), b. 1856 (Main Author)Notes Includes index Addenda includes some entries of births, marriages, burials extracted from the registers of Neston, and Shotwick in Cheshire England. Also on microfilm. Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Bishop's Transcripts for parish of Burton Microfilm of originals in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester.Cheshire Record Office: EDB 40
|Bishop's Transcripts Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1599-1605, 1607-1610, 1613-1614, 1617-1619, 1621-1625, 1628, 1630, 1632, 1634, 1636, 1642, 1658-1660, 1666, 1669-1676, 1679-1685, 1690, 1695, 1722-1725, 1763-1764, 1779-1796, 1798, 1800-1818, 1820, 1823, 1828, 1830, 1833. Baptisms, 1827, 1851, 1854. Marriages, 1825, 1827. Burials, 1825, 1829, 1831, 1893-1895. Baptisms, burials, 1822-1824, 1826, 1833, 1855-1892, 1896-1900.||BRITISH 1655426 Item 2|
The parish has been transcribed and online entries can be found at Cheshire Parish Register project
Church records of Puddington Hall Catholic Chapel, 1783-1892
Authors Catholic Church. Puddington Hall Chapel (Puddington, Cheshire)
Notes Microfilm copy of originals at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England.
Cheshire Record Office call no.: ERC 6/5072/1-3.Mostly Latin.Puddington is a village and a township in Burton parish.
Baptisms and marriages, 1783-1858 (in Latin). Baptisms, 1859-1892. Marriages, 1880-1883. FHL BRITISH Film 2197775 Items 9 - 11
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241237. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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.
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