Elworth, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Elworth, 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

Elworth St Peter is an ecclesiatical parish in Cheshire from  Sandbach St Mary, Cheshire Ancient Parish and Warmingham, Cheshire Ancient Parish and includes Elton (near Sandbach), Moston (near Sandbach), Sandbach and Tetton.

ELWORTH, is a chapelry in Sandbach and Warmingham parishes, Cheshire; it is on the Northwestern railway, and on the Trent and Mersey canal, 1½ mile NW of Sandbach. It was constituted in 1847; and its post town is Sandbach.[1]


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
  • Congleton (1837–1937)
  • Crewe (1937–74)
  • Congleton and Crewe (1974–88)
  • South Cheshire (1988–98)
  • Cheshire East (post 1998)

registration events may be searched online at Cheshire BMD

Church records

Elworth St Peter 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
FMP = FindMyPast
Elworth St Peter Parish (1846) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PR's 1846-1909
FMP (£)       KN


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 of Elworth, 1846-1924 Elworth was a chapelry in Sandbach and Warmingham parishes.
Cheshire Record Office reference: P207/1-3.

An index for Cheshire parish registers is available online in Record Search

Parish Registers Content FHL Film
Baptisms, 1846-1915. Marriages, 1847-1917. Burials, 1846-1883. BRITISH 2262946 Items 10 - 12
Burials, 1883-1924. BRITISH 2262947 Item 1

Cheshire Record Office Reference P 207 Elworth Parish records
Date 1846-1967 Registers: Christenings 1846-1915, Marriages 1847-1917, Burials 1846-1925. other records 1846-1967
See also Sandbach and Warmingham
URL http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=017-p207&cid=0

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


  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) adapted 19 February 2013