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Rode, Cheshire Genealogy

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

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]

Rode Odd Parish 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
Odd Rode All Saints  (1860) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1809-1903

Rode Odd All Saints was founded in 1851 as a chapelry in the parish of Astbury: St. Mary, becoming a Parish for Odd Rode in 1860.

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

Parish registers of Odd Rode, 1808-1952 Cheshire Record Office no.: P26/1/1-3, P26/2/1-5.

Parish Registers: Odd Rode
Baptisms, 1808-1903.
1656489 Items 9 - 11
Marriages, 1865-1907
1656490 Items 1 - 2
Marriages, 1907-Apr. 1922.
2197435 Item 13
Marriages, Apr. 1922-1952.
2197436 Items 1 - 2

Bishop's transcripts for Odd Rode, 1864-1884 Cheshire Record Office: EDB 160

Bishops Transcripts: Odd Rode
Baptisms, 1864-1865, burials, 1864, baptisms, burials, 1865, baptisms, 1866-1868, burials, 1865-1868, baptisms, burials, 1869-1884.
1647668 Item 2

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Not Known

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]

  • Congleton (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Law Unions
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  • Congleton

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]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]