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Claverton, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Claverton, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:  extra-parochial, see Chester Cheshire for records.

Claverton, Cheshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxton
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Hawarden
Registration District Great Boughton
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CLAVERTON, an uninhabited extra-parochial tract in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; within Chester city.[1]

Claverton is a civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire in England.

Claverton was an extra-parochial place in Broxton Hundred, which became a civil parish in 1858. It included the hamlet of Iron Bridge.

Resources[edit | edit source]

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.


Church records[edit | edit source]

Claverton extra-parochial see Chester for records.

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Claverton Extra-Parochial No Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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This is an extra parochial place.

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.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

None

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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:

Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
  • Great Boughton (1837–69)
  • Chester (1870–1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937–74)
  • Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
  • Cheshire West (post 1998) registration events may searched online at Cheshire BMD

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Great Boughton (1837–53) see Tarvin (previously Great Boughton) Poor Law Union, Cheshire Hawarden Poor Law Union (1853–71)

Chester Poor Law Union from 1871-1930

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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]

Claverton on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date Accessed: 29 February 2013

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