North Rode, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to North Rode, 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

RODE (North) is a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; on the river Dane, and on the North Staffordshire railway, at the junction of the Churnet Valley railway, it is 4¾ miles S by W of Macclesfield. The church was built in 1846.[1]

North Rode St. Michael's became a parish Including the hamlets of Ethels Green and Rode Heath. It was created within the Ancient parish of Prestbury, Cheshire, The church in North Rode was built in 1845 by C. & J. Trubshaw.

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North Rode is mentioned in the Domesday book.

BIGOT held many estates before it passed into the hands of the lords of Aldford.


Civil Registration

Church Records

North Rode St Michael 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
North Rode St Michael Parish (1820) Online Records


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FS PR's 1820-1865
FS BT'S 1846-1889

North Rode, St. Michael (C of E). The parish church for North Rode since 1846. Registers of Baptisms and Burials 1846–2004 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Later registers (including Marriages from 1846) are still at the church.

Bishop's Transcripts Chapelry (later a parish) in Prestbury parish. Cheshire Record Office Reference: EDB 159  Baptisms, 1846-1847, burials, 1846, baptisms, burials, 1847-1848, baptisms, 1849-1850, burials, 1849-1853, baptisms, 1851-1853, burials, 1854-1861, baptisms, 1854-1861, baptisms, burials, 1879-1889. FHL BRITISH Film 1647668 Item 1

Non-Conformist Churches
Non-Conformist Records

Probate Records

Poor Law Unions

Registration Districts

  • Macclesfield (1837–98)
  •  Cheshire East (post 1998)
     Registration events may be searched online at Cheshire BMD

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites


  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted 2 April 2013