Chatteris, Cambridgeshire Genealogy
Guide to Chatteris, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||North Witchford|
|Registration District||North Witchford|
|Parish registers: 1614|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cambridgeshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Chatteris, is a small town, a parish, and a sub-district, in the district of North Witchford, Cambridge. The town is on the west border of the isle of Ely, near the Cambridge and Wisbeach railway, it is 10½ miles NNE of St. Ives; and has a station on the railway, a post office under March. There are seven chapels for Independents, Baptists, Methodists. and Quakers.
CHATTERIS (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish ,in the union and hundred of North Witchford, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 8¾ miles (E. by N.) from Ramsey. There are places of worship for Particular Baptists and Wesleyans.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Chatteris parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Chatteris Online Parish Records|
|IGI||1556-1731, 1600-1660, 1600-1731, 1662-1763
1732-1821, 1821-1876, 1822-1876, 1832-1842
|1600-1754, 1659-1762, 1732-1754, 1754-1770
|FS Catalog PRs||1600-1875||1600-1875||1600-1875|
|FS Catalog BTs||1600-1857||1600-1857||1600-1857|
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.
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Countess of Huntingdon Methodist
- General Baptist
- Particular Baptist
- Primitive Methodist
- Society of Friends/Quaker
- Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist Reform
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.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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]
Chatteris on GENUKI