Upton Priory, near Macclesfield, Cheshire Genealogy

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Upton Priory, Church of the Resurrection was founded in 1964 as a chapelry to Prestbury Ancient parish. It became a parish church in 1964 within the Macclesfield deanery of the Diocese of Chester.

Upton was one of the ancient townships of Prestbury from pre Norman times.

Church Records

Prestbury, St. Peter (C of E). The ancient parish church for Upton.
Upton Priory, Church of the Resurrection (C of E). Founded 1964 as a chapel to Prestbury, becoming the parish church for Upton in 1968. Registers of Baptisms from 1964, and Marriages from 1969 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office

Non-Conformist Churches

Non-Conformist Records

Poor Law Unions

  • Macclesfield

Registration Districts

  • Macclesfield (1837–1937)
  • Cheshire East

Registration events can be searched online at Cheshire BMD