Chester Little St John, Cheshire Genealogy
|Chester Little St John, Cheshire|
|Hundred||Broxton; Eddisbury; Wirrall|
|Poor Law Union||Chester Incorporation|
|Registration District||Great Boughton|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Cheshire Record Office|
In 1870 - CHESTER, a city and two sub-districts in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; and a diocese in Cheshire and part of Lancashire. The city stands on the river Dee and on the Via Devana, 5 miles SE of the head of the Dee's estuary, and 16, through Birkenhead, SSE of Liverpool. One of the livings withing the parish is Little St John.
Chester Little St John Upper Northgate Sreet was built as a chapel of ease to the Ancient parish of St John The Baptist Chester in 1717.
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.
Chester Little St. John 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|
|Chester Little St. John Extra-Parochial Place No Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
|FS BT'S|| NONE
There are no marriages or burials here.
Cheshire Record Office Reference P 103
Chester Little St John Parish
Description Registers: Christenings 1928-1948
also Cheshire Record Office Reference ZCR 36 Title CHESTER, LITTLE ST. JOHN'S CHURCH
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:
Civil Registration Districts
Poor Law Unions
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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Chester Little St John on GENUKI
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 19 March 2013