Cheshire, England Genealogy
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Guide to Cheshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
The county contains 91 parishes, parts of 5 other parishes, and 4 extra-parochial places... measures 692,999 acres...
The county is governed by a lord lieutenant, a high sheriff, 65 deputy lieutenants, and about 290 magistrates. The assizes are held at Chester; and quarter-sessions at Chester and Knutsford... The county, excepting part of the parish of Threapwood, is all in the diocese of Chester... The places of worship, within the county proper, in 1851 were 252 of the Church of England, 2 of United Presbyterians, 3 of English Presbyterians, 66 of Independents, 31 of Baptists, 10 of Quakers, 14 of Unitarians, 3 of Moravians, 188 of Wesleyan Methodists, 29 of New Connexion Methodists, 135 of Primitive Methodists, 50 of the Wesleyan Association, 4 of Calvinistic Methodists, 8 of Lady Huntingdon's Connexion, 5 of Brethren, 7 of isolated congregations, 9 of Latter Day Saints, and 17 of Roman Catholics... John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).Vision of Britain.
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