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St Mary's, Partington and Carrington is responsible for the churchyard. Recent clearance work uncovered the graves of two soldiers who had died during World War I.  
 
St Mary's, Partington and Carrington is responsible for the churchyard. Recent clearance work uncovered the graves of two soldiers who had died during World War I.  
  
The church closed in 1990 but the graveyard remains open for burials,under the supervision of Partington, St. Mary.  
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The church closed in 1990 but the graveyard remains open for burials,under the supervision of&nbsp;Partington, St. Mary.<br>
  
Carrington is home to the training facilities of both Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs.
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CARRINGTON, a '''township-chapelry''' in '''Bowden parish''', Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath railway station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. There are two '''Methodist''' chapels.<ref>Wilson, John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013</ref>Wilson, John Marius Wilson,[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=840970 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales] (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013<br>
 
 
CARRINGTON, a '''township-chapelry''' in '''Bowden parish''', Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath railway station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. There are two '''Methodist''' chapels.<ref>Wilson, John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013</ref>Wilson, John Marius Wilson,[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=840970 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales] (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013<br>  
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 19:13, 15 February 2013

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Parish History

Carrington St George originally a chapelry in Bowdon parish from 1759, and created a separate parish in 1887. It includes Carrington and Partington.

The church was built by Isaac Shaw in 1757–59 for Mary, Countess of Stamford as a chapel of ease to serve the hamlets of Partington and Carrington. A chancel was added in 1872. The building is no longer used for worship.

St Mary's, Partington and Carrington is responsible for the churchyard. Recent clearance work uncovered the graves of two soldiers who had died during World War I.

The church closed in 1990 but the graveyard remains open for burials,under the supervision of Partington, St. Mary.

CARRINGTON, a township-chapelry in Bowden parish, Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath railway station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. There are two Methodist chapels.[1]Wilson, John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Registration Districts
  •  Altrincham (1837–98)
  •  Bucklow (1898–1974)
  •  Trafford [Greater Manchester] (post 1974)
  • Online searches ca be made at Cheshire BMD

Church records

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
Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1759-1889
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1760-1894
  NONE
FS BT'S 1774-1895   NONE
   NONE
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1773-1895
  NONE

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, 1759-1894 Cheshire Record Office call number: P271/1-3, P271/1.

An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online at FamilySearch Historical Records (formerly Record Search)

Parish Registers Content FHL Film
Baptisms 1759-1889. Burials 1759-1894. Churchwarden accounts 1759-1876. BRITISH 1655854 Items 4-7


Bishop's transcripts of Carrington, a chapelry in Bowdon 1876-1895 Cheshire Record Office call number: EDB 45

Bishop's Transcript Content FHL Film
Baptisms and burials, 1876-1895. BRITISH 1647367 Item 2


Non-Conformist Churches

None

Census records

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.



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

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. Wilson, John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), adapted 15 February 2013

Bibliography

  • Pevsner, Nikolaus; Edward Hubbard (2003) [1971], The Buildings of England: Cheshire, New Haven: Yale University Press, ISBN 0300095880
  •  Salter, Mark (1995), The Old Parish Churches of Cheshire, Malvern: Folly Publications, ISBN 1871731232