Marthall, Cheshire Genealogy

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Parish History

MARTHALL, is a chapelry and township in Rostherne parish, and partly also in Knutsford parish, Cheshire. The township lies 1 mile WNW of Chelford railway station, and 3½ miles SE by E of Knntsford. The chapelry was constituted in 1840, and is called Marthall-cum-Little Warford. The post townis, Knutsford.[1]

Marthall All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1840 from  Rostherne, Cheshire Ancient Parish and  Knutsford, Cheshire Ecclesiastical Parish.Other places in the parish include: Little Warford.

Marthall cum Warford was a township in Over Peover chapelry of Rostherne Parish, Bucklow  which became a civil parish in 1866.

In 1976, Marthall civil parish was formed in its present state by including the neighbouring village, Ollerton.


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 events may be searched Cheshire BMD

Church records

Marthall 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
Marthall Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS BT'S 1839-1892

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, non conformist 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

Marthall- All Saints
Baptisms Transcript-1839-1947- MFPR 340
Burials Transcript-1843-1947- MFPR 340
Marriages Transcript-1866-1946- MFPR 340

For original registers of above please enquire at Cheshire Record Office.

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

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.

Poor Law Unions

Altrincham (renamed Bucklow) Poor Law Union, Cheshire

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.

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) Accessed 29 March 2013

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above. For information about the parish