Harthill, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to All Saints, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
All Saints Church, Harthill
|Poor Law Union||Great Boughton|
|Registration District||Great Boughton|
|Parish registers: 1730|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1599|
|Diocese||Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester|
|Probate Court||Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cheshire Record Office|
HARTHILL (All Saints), is a parish, in the union of Great Boughton, the higher division of the hundred of Broxton, S. division of the county of Chester, it is 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Tattenhall. The parish is situated about three-quarters of a mile from the road from Tarporley and Nantwich to Wrexham.
Harthill All Saints is an Ancient parish in Cheshire, and is now a redundant church adapted for use as community facility for the village and surrounding area.
A chapel is first mentioned on this site in 1280. It is likely that the earlier church was timber framed. The present church was built in 1609. A restoration was carried out in 1862–63 and at this time a vestry was added to the north side and a larger belfry was erected.
Harthill is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
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.
Harthill All Saints parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Harthill All Saints Parish (1599) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1730-1813
|FS BT'S|| 1720-1903
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.
Parish registers for Harthill, 1730-1836 Cheshire Record Office reference number: P111/1/1-2, P111/2, P111/3/1-2.
An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records
Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.
|Parish Registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, 1734-1813. Banns, 1804-1812. Marriages, 1734-1799, 1816-1830. Burials, 1734-1813. Persons receiving charity, 1803-1812.||BRITISH 1656398 Items 6 - 10|
Bishop's transcripts for Harthill, 1599-1906 Cheshire Record Office reference: EDB 104.
An index for Cheshire, Church of England, Bishop’s Transcripts (Diocese of Chester) is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records
|Bishop's transcripts Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1599, 1604, 1606, 1610, 1613-1614, 1618, 1622-1629, 1631, 1633, 1635, 1639, 1641, 1664, 1666, 1670-1671, 1674-1676, 1679-1685, 1687-1695, 1720-1721, 1723-1760, 1762-1783.||BRITISH 1655828 Item 3|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1783-1812, 1816, 1822-1823, 1828, 1830, 1840, 1845, 1850-1853, 1857, 1860-1861, 1868-1880, 1884-1885, 1894. Baptisms, burials, 1813-1815, 1817-1821, 1824-1827, 1829, 1831-1839, 1841-1844, 1846-1849, 1854-1856, 1858-1859, 1862-1867, 1881-1883, 1886-1893, 1895-1898, 1900-1902. Burials, 1904, 1906. Baptisms, 1903. Marriages, 1894.|| BRITISH |
1655829 Item 1
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:
- Great Boughton (1837–69)
- Chester (1870–1937)
- West Cheshire (1937–74)
- Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
- Cheshire West (post 1998)
Poor Law Unions
- Great Boughton (1837–71)
- Tarvin (1871–1930) Tarvin (previously Great Boughton) Poor Law Union, Cheshire
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Harthill on GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date Accessed: 5 March 2013
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
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