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Gatley, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Gatley, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Gatley, ecclesiastical district and village, Cheadle parish., E. Cheshire -- district, pop. 1395; the village is 1 mile W of Cheadle.[1]

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]

The district church for Stockport Etchells from 1882.

Gatley Chapelry registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:

FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
Gatley Chapelry (1882) Online Records


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Here is a list of parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Parish registers for Gatley Chapelry, 1882-1932 Cheshire Record Office no.: P254/1.

Parish Registers: Gatley Film
Marriages, 1882-1932.
1656489 Item 5

Bishop's transcripts for Gatley Chapelry, 1881-1899 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 91

Bishops Transcripts: Gatley
Baptisms, 1881-1891, 1893, 1892, 1894-1897, 1899.
1647429 Item 5
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Congregational

Non-Conformists Church Records:

Church records for the Gatley Congregational Church, 1779-1950 Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: C2/1/1/1-2, C2/2/1.

Church records for the Gatley Congregational Church Film
Baptisms, 1779-1880, 1896. Baptisms and marriages, 1881-1945; roll of church members, 1872-1917. Burials, 1823-1950.
2355750 Items 5 - 7

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]

  • Stockport (1837-1930)

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

  • Stockport

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]

See a gazetteer description of Adlington at Vision of Britain.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles Date accessed: 24th January 2014.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]