Adlington, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Adlington was one of the 35 pre-Norman townships in the ancient parish of Prestbury and remained part of the parish of Prestbury and the records of Prestbury St Peter contain Adlington residents.

It is known as Eduluintune in the Domesday Book. 

Resources

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Civil Registration

Registration Districts

  •  Macclesfield (1837–98)
  •  Cheshire East (1998+)

Church Records

Adlington was a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.

Adlington baptisms, 1777-1794, along with records for Chelford and Prestbury, form part of the Norman Collection (manuscript, transcript, handwritten) compiled by Bertram William Tuff Norman, available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. (FHL BRITISH Book 942.71/P1 V26p; also on FHL BRITISH Film 823615 Item 3.)

Non-Conformist Churches

Adlington, Methodist Chapel (New Connexion, later United Methodist). Built in 1870, closed in 1957.

Registers of marriages, 1941–54, are at the Cheshire Record Office.

Probate Records

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.

Poor Law Unions

  • Macclesfield

Maps and Gazetteers

See a gazetteer description of Adlington at Vision of Britain.

Web Sites

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Bibliography