Talk:West Kirby, Cheshire Genealogy
New Parish Table[edit source]
West Kirby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|West Kirby Online Parish Records|
|FMP Diocese PRs||1565-1909||1724-1910||1723-1886|
|FMP Diocese BTs||1565-1909||1724-1910||1723-1886|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Cheshire Archives and Local Studies.
Old Parish Table[edit source]
West Kirby St Bridget parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|CPR = Cheshire Parish Register Project - free|
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)|
|West Kirby St Bridget Parish (1561) Online Records|
|BIVRI||1724-1729, 1752, 1758-1811, 1839-1859||1724-1729, 1823-1906|
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.
Cheshire Parish Register project have online search transcripts for the parish West Kirby, St. Bridget (C of E), Church Road. An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Caldy, Frankby, Grange, Greasby (part), Great Meols, Hoose, Little Meols, Newton cum Larton and West Kirby. Registers of Baptisms 1561–1964, Marriages 1561–1968 and Burials 1561–1970 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office
Parish registers for West Kirby, Cheshire, 1561-1964 Church of England. Parish Church of West Kirby (Cheshire)
Microreproduction of originals at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England. Cheshire Record Office call no.: P46/1/1-4, P46/2/1-3, P46/3/1-5, P46/2651/1-2, P46/5, P46/7.
|Parish registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1561-1619, 1692-1729. Baptisms and burials, 1759-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1964 . Marriages, 1754-1861.||BRITISH 2106685 Items 2 - 11|
|Marriages, Aug 1861-1959. Burials, 1813-1886. Marriage licenses, 1871, 1933-1949.||BRITISH 2106690 Items 1 - 7|
Bishop's transcripts for West Kirby, 1581-1897 Microfilm of original records in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester, England. Records are not in strict chronological order. Some intermittent years are missing. Cheshire Record Office no.: ECC/213
|Bishop's transcripts content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1581, 1603-1604, 1610, 1615, 1617-1631, 1636, 1666-1667, 1669, 1671-1686, 1690-1691, 1698-1704, 1706-1739, 1743-1833, 1835-1837. Baptisms, burials, 1838, 1892-1894, 1896-1897||BRITISH 1736166 Item 2|
Banns, draft registers and churchwarden accounts, 1692-1912 Microfilm copy of original record in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester, England.Draft registers include indexes.Cheshire Record Office no.: P46/4/1-2, P46/6/1-6, P46/11/1-2.
|Other Content||FHL Film|
|Banns 1823-1912. Draft registers, baptisms 1752-1787.||BRITISH 1656723 Items 8-10|
|Baptisms, burials, marriages 1724-1728. Baptisms and burials 1788-1811, 1839-1859. Churchwarden accounts 1754-1886.||BRITISH 1656757 Items 1-7|
West Kirby- St Bridget
Baptisms-1561-1861- MFPR 519
Burials-1561-1812- MFPR 519
Burials-1813-1886- MFPR 520A
Marriages-1561-1729- MFPR 519
Marriages-1754-1905- MFPR 520
For original registers of above please enquire at Lancashire Record Office.
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
St. Andrew (C of E), Meols Drive. Founded 1891 as a chapel to St Bridget, becoming a parish church in 1920. Registers of Baptisms from 1915 and Marriages from 1914 are held at the church.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
- 'CPR Project Progress (As on 17 January 2014),' Cheshire Parish Register Project, accessed 1 February 2014.
- Cheshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 16 October 2013.