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Guide to '''Capesthorne, Cheshire family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Capesthorne, Holy Trinity, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Parish History  ==
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Cheshire
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| Hundred = Macclesfield
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Macclesfield/ Macclesfield]
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| Registration District = Macclesfield
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| PRbegin = 1718; Separate registers exist for Siddington beginning 1722
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=== Parish History  ===
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CAPESTHORNE, a '''township-chapelry''' in '''Prestbury parish''', Cheshire; 2½ miles ESE of Chelford railway station, and 5 W by S of Macclesfield. Post Town, Chelford under Congleton.<ref>John Marius Wilson, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=842440  Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' (1870-72) Date Accessed: 8 February 2013</ref>
  
 
Holy Trinity Chapel, Capesthorne is a private chapel adjacent to Capesthorne Hall, near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, built in 1722 by John Ward.  
 
Holy Trinity Chapel, Capesthorne is a private chapel adjacent to Capesthorne Hall, near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, built in 1722 by John Ward.  
  
It was a chapelry within Siddington parish until 1846 when the ecclesiatical parish of Capesthorne with Siddington was created.
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It was a chapelry within Siddington parish until 1846 when the ecclesiastical parish of Capesthorne with Siddington was created.  
 
 
Capesthorne is one of the pre-Norman townships of Prestbury.  
 
  
CAPESTHORNE, a '''township-chapelry''' in '''Prestbury parish''', Cheshire; 2½ miles ESE of Chelford railway station, and 5 W by S of Macclesfield. Post Town, Chelford, under Congleton.<ref>Wilson, John Marius, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=842440  Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' (1870-72) Date Accessed: 8 February 2013</ref><br>
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Capesthorne is one of the pre-Norman townships of Prestbury.
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Census records  ===
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==== Census records  ====
  
 
{{British Census|241240""}}  
 
{{British Census|241240""}}  
  
=== Church records  ===
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==== Church records  ====
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Capesthorne Holy Trinity registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
  
Capesthorne Holy Trinity registers&nbsp;of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)''']'''<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 14 October 2013.</ref>'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)''']'''<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 14 October 2013.</ref>'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)''']'''<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)''']'''<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987).</ref>'''
 
|-
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''<sub>FS PR's =[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 FamilySearch Parish Registers]</sub>'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''<sub>FS PR's =[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1614792 FamilySearch Parish Registers]</sub>'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''<sub>FS BT's =&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts]</sub>'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''<sub>FS BT's =&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1469935 FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts]</sub>'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sub>'''FMP'''&nbsp;=&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/cheshire/parish-registers <sub><font color="#0066cc">FindMyPast</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sub>'''FMP'''&nbsp;=&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/cheshire/parish-registers <sub><font color="#0066cc">findmypast</font></sub>]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)''']<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Cheshire/ Cheshire Coverage,] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 16 October 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)''']<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Cheshire/ Cheshire Coverage,] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 16 October 2013.</ref>
 
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|-
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]'''<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 15 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]'''<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 15 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ '''TheGenealogist - (£)''']<ref>[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ 'Parish Records,'] ''TheGenealogist,'' accessed 25 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Capesthorne Holy Trinity Parish (1718) Online Records'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Capesthorne Holy Trinity Parish (1718) Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''1722-1747''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1722-1747''']  
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials '''1725-1989''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1725-1989''']  
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Parish registers for Capesthorne, 1722-1989 Cheshire Record Office call numbers.: P241/5381/1-3. Capesthorne is a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.  
 
Parish registers for Capesthorne, 1722-1989 Cheshire Record Office call numbers.: P241/5381/1-3. Capesthorne is a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.  
  
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| Parish registers Content  
 
| Parish registers Content  
 
| FHL Film
 
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| Baptisms, burials, 1722-1867.&nbsp;&nbsp;Marriages, 1722-1747, 1965-1968. Baptisms, 1868-1995. Burials,&nbsp; 1884-1916, 1975-1989.  
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| Baptisms, burials, 1722-1867.&nbsp;&nbsp;Marriages, 1722-1747, 1965-1968. Baptisms, 1868-1995. Burials, 1884-1916, 1975-1989.  
 
| BRITISH 2104767 Items 2 - 4
 
| BRITISH 2104767 Items 2 - 4
 
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Bishop's transcripts. It is advisable to examine the mother parish of Siddington also. Chapelry in Prestbury parish. Includes Siddington. See also: Church of England. Chapelry of Siddington (Cheshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1722-1863. Cheshire Record Office Call Number: EDB 44  
 
Bishop's transcripts. It is advisable to examine the mother parish of Siddington also. Chapelry in Prestbury parish. Includes Siddington. See also: Church of England. Chapelry of Siddington (Cheshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1722-1863. Cheshire Record Office Call Number: EDB 44  
  
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| Bishop's transcripts content  
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==== Non-Conformist Churches  ====
 
  
None
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===== Non-Conformist Churches  =====
  
=== Civil Registration  ===
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None
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from 1 July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Here are two excellent Internet sites with birth, marriage and death indexes available:  
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*[http://cheshirebmd.org.uk/ Cheshire BMD]
 
*[http://cheshirebmd.org.uk/ Cheshire BMD]
  
==== Registration Districts  ====
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===== Registration Districts  =====
  
 
*Macclesfield (1837–1937)  
 
*Macclesfield (1837–1937)  
 
*Cheshire East
 
*Cheshire East
  
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
 
*Macclesfield  
 
*Macclesfield  
*[[Macclesfield Poor Law Union,Cheshire]]
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*[[Macclesfield Poor Law Union, Cheshire]]
  
=== Probate records  ===
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==== Probate records  ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Cheshire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Cheshire Probate Records|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)]]  
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see also [[England Cheshire Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records]]
  
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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Capesthorne on [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/capesthorne.html GENUKI]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />  
 
<references />  
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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== Bibliography  ==
 
== Bibliography  ==
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Richards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 87–89 {{Cheshire}}  
 
Richards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 87–89 {{Cheshire}}  
  
[[Category:Cheshire]]
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[[Category:Cheshire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 09:59, 19 November 2019

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

Capesthorne, Holy Trinity, Cheshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Macclesfield
County Cheshire
Poor Law Union Macclesfield
Registration District Macclesfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1718; Separate registers exist for Siddington beginning 1722
Bishop's Transcripts: 1722; Separate records exist for Siddington beginning 1722
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Macclesfield
Diocese Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cheshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CAPESTHORNE, a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles ESE of Chelford railway station, and 5 W by S of Macclesfield. Post Town, Chelford under Congleton.[1]

Holy Trinity Chapel, Capesthorne is a private chapel adjacent to Capesthorne Hall, near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, built in 1722 by John Ward.

It was a chapelry within Siddington parish until 1846 when the ecclesiastical parish of Capesthorne with Siddington was created.

Capesthorne is one of the pre-Norman townships of Prestbury.

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]

Capesthorne Holy Trinity registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers
FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts
FMP = findmypast
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[6]
Capesthorne Holy Trinity Parish (1718) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1722-1812


BOYD
1722-1747

FS PR's 1718-1911
  NONE
1722-1785
  NONE
1724-1812
  NONE
FS BT'S 1722-1879   NONE
1722-1754
  NONE
1722-1847
  NONE
FMP (£)



1725-1989
1725-1989
JOIN
1723-1747

NBI

1725-1989
TGEN
1722-1747

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.

Parish registers for Capesthorne, 1722-1989 Cheshire Record Office call numbers.: P241/5381/1-3. Capesthorne is a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.

Parish registers Content FHL Film
Baptisms, burials, 1722-1867.  Marriages, 1722-1747, 1965-1968. Baptisms, 1868-1995. Burials, 1884-1916, 1975-1989. BRITISH 2104767 Items 2 - 4

Bishop's transcripts. It is advisable to examine the mother parish of Siddington also. Chapelry in Prestbury parish. Includes Siddington. See also: Church of England. Chapelry of Siddington (Cheshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1722-1863. Cheshire Record Office Call Number: EDB 44

Bishop's transcripts content FHL Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1722-1727, 1729-1741, 1750-1751. Baptisms, burials, 1742, 1744-1748, 1752-1753, 1755-1790, 1792-1793, 1795-1814, 1817. Baptisms, 1749, 1754, 1815-1816, 1818-1819. BRITISH 1647366 Item 8
Burials, 1829-1831, 1837, 1846-1847, 1861, 1876-1877. Baptisms, 1819-1863, 1876-1879. BRITISH Film 1647367 Item 1


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

None

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]
  • Macclesfield (1837–1937)
  • Cheshire East

Poor Law Unions[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.

see also England Cheshire Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Capesthorne on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Date Accessed: 8 February 2013
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987).
  4. Cheshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 16 October 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 15 October 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 25 April 2014.


Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Richards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 87–89