Bredbury, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Bredbury, Cheshire family history and genealogy: parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Bredbury is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1846 from Stockport [St Mary] Ancient Parish.
BREDBURY, is a township-chapelry in Stockport parish, Cheshire; it is adjacent to the Peak Forest canal, 2 miles ENE of Stockport railway station. The post town is, Stockport. There is an Independent chapel.
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]
Bredbury St Mark parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|Bredbury St Mark Parish (1817) Online Records|
|FS BT'S||1879-1892|| NONE
Here is a list of Bredbury parish registers on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Parish registers, Cheshire Record Office: P258/4867/1-3, 23-25; P258/1/1-12.
|Parish registers for Bredbury, 1847-1981||Film|
|Baptisms, 1847-1945. Marriages, 1849-Sep. 1872.
||2186908 Items 2 - 7|
|Marriages, Sep. 1872-Aug. 1903.
|Marriages, Aug. 1903-1953. Burials, 1848-May 1964.
|Burials, Nov. 1963-1981.
||2186911 Item 1|
Bishop's transcripts, Cheshire Record Office: EDB 33
|Bishop's transcripts for Bredbury, 1879-1892||Film|
|Baptisms, burials, 1879-1888, 1890-1892.
||1647366 Item 2|
|Another filming, 1990.
||1656840 Item 2|
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
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]
- Stockport (1837-1936)
Poor Law[edit | edit source]
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.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Web[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Wilson, John Marius,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date accessed: 8 February 2013.