Guilden Sutton, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Guilden Sutton, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.St. Mary and All Saints
|Guilden Sutton, Cheshire|
St John's Church Guilden Sutton
|Poor Law Union||Great Boughton|
|Registration District||Great Boughton|
|Parish registers: 1595|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1602|
|Diocese||Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry; Post-1540 - Chester|
|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]
GUILDEN SUTTON, is a parish, in the union of Great Boughton, Lower division of the hundred of Broxton, S. division of the county of Chester, it is 3 miles ENE from Chester. St John the Baptist's Church, Guilden Sutton is in the village of Guilden Sutton, near Chester, Cheshire and is an ancient parish in Cheshire.
Guilden Sutton is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
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]
Guilden Sutton St John the Evangelist 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|
|Guilden Sutton St John the Evangelist Parish (1595) Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
|FS BT'S||1602-1855|| 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.
The registers of St. John the Baptist's Church, Guilden-Sutton, Cheshire, England: burials, 1595-1880, marriages, 1661-1880, christenings, 1645-1781 Forms part of the Norman Collection compiled by Bertram William Tuff Norman.
Transcript available Also on microfilm. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970. on 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm.
|Parish Register Content||FHL Film|
|Christenings 1645-1781 Marriages 1661-1880 Burials 1595-1880||BRITISH |
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Registers of Baptisms 1595–1932, Marriages 1595–1967 and Burials 1595–1952 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office
Bishop's transcripts for Guilden-Sutton, 1602-1855 Cheshire Record Office no.: EDB 98.
An index for Cheshire, Church of England, Bishop’s transcripts is available online in FamilySearch Historical Records.
|Bishop’s transcripts Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, burials, 1602, 1855. Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1605, 1608-1609, 1613-1614, 1616, 1618, 1622-1625, 1627, 1629, 1631, 1637, 1641, 1666, 1670-1672, 1674-1675, 1677-1685, 1696, 1698-1699, 1701-1705, 1715-1718, 1721, 1723, 1725, 1727-1739, 1742, 1744-1753, 1758-1760, 1762-1810, 1812-1826, 1828-1854.||BRITISH |
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Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Guilden Sutton, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1873.
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]
- Great Boughton (1837–69)
- Chester (1870–1937)
- West Cheshire (1937–74)
- Chester and Ellesmere Port (1974–98)
- Cheshire West (post 1998)
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
- Great Boughton (1837–71)
- Tarvin (1871–1930) [[Tarvin (previously Great Boughton) Poor Law Union, Cheshire]
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]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Guilden Sutton on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samul A. A Topgraphical dictionary of England (1848). Date Accessed: 5 March 2013
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
Pevsner, Nikolaus; Edward Hubbard (2003) , The Buildings of England: Cheshire, New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 230, ISBN 0 300 09588 0