Lower Bebington, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History

BEBINGTON, two townships and a parish in Wirrall district, Cheshire. The townships are styled Higher and Lower; they lie on the river Mersey, and on the Birkenhead and Chester railway, 2½ and 3½ miles S by E of Birkenhead; they have a station, and a post office of the same name, under Birkenhead. The parish includes also the townships of Tranmere, Storeton, and Poulton-cum-Spittle. The living is a rectory, with St. Mark's chapelry. There are four dissenting chapels.[1]

Nether Bebington St Andrew is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

Other places in the parish include: Lower Bebbington, Lower Bebington, Poolton cum Spittle, Poulton cum Spital, Poulton cum Spittle, and Storeton.

St Andrew's Church, Bebington is in the town of Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside, England.


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.Online index Cheshire BMD

Church records

Lower Bebington 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
Lower Bebington Parish Online Records


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FS PR's 1560-1909
FS BT'S 1597-1886   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. Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Non-Conformist Churches

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

Wirral Poor Law Union, Cheshire

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 26 March 2013