Capesthorne, Holy Trinity, Cheshire Genealogy
Guide to Capesthorne, Holy Trinity, Cheshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Capesthorne, Holy Trinity, Cheshire|
|Poor Law Union||Macclesfield|
|Parish registers: 1718; Separate registers exist for Siddington beginning 1722|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1722; Separate records exist for Siddington beginning 1722|
|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|
CAPESTHORNE, a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles ESE of Chelford railway station, and 5 W by S of Macclesfield. Post Town, Chelford under Congleton.
Holy Trinity Chapel, Capesthorne is a private chapel adjacent to Capesthorne Hall, near the village of Siddington, Cheshire, built in 1722 by John Ward.
It was a chapelry within Siddington parish until 1846 when the ecclesiastical parish of Capesthorne with Siddington was created.
Capesthorne is one of the pre-Norman townships of Prestbury.
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.
Capesthorne Holy Trinity registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|FS BT's = FamilySearch Bishops Transcripts|
|FMP = findmypast|
|JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)|
|Capesthorne Holy Trinity Parish (1718) Online Records|
|FS BT'S||1722-1879|| 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.
Parish registers for Capesthorne, 1722-1989 Cheshire Record Office call numbers.: P241/5381/1-3. Capesthorne is a chapelry in the parish of Prestbury.
|Parish registers Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, burials, 1722-1867. Marriages, 1722-1747, 1965-1968. Baptisms, 1868-1995. Burials, 1884-1916, 1975-1989.||BRITISH 2104767 Items 2 - 4|
Bishop's transcripts. It is advisable to examine the mother parish of Siddington also. Chapelry in Prestbury parish. Includes Siddington. See also: Church of England. Chapelry of Siddington (Cheshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1722-1863. Cheshire Record Office Call Number: EDB 44
|Bishop's transcripts content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1722-1727, 1729-1741, 1750-1751. Baptisms, burials, 1742, 1744-1748, 1752-1753, 1755-1790, 1792-1793, 1795-1814, 1817. Baptisms, 1749, 1754, 1815-1816, 1818-1819.||BRITISH 1647366 Item 8|
|Burials, 1829-1831, 1837, 1846-1847, 1861, 1876-1877. Baptisms, 1819-1863, 1876-1879.||BRITISH Film 1647367 Item 1|
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:
- Macclesfield (1837–1937)
- Cheshire East
Poor Law UnionsEdit
- Macclesfield Poor Law Union, Cheshire
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 GazetteersEdit
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Capesthorne on GENUKI
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Date Accessed: 8 February 2013
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 14 October 2013.
- Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987).
- Cheshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 16 October 2013.
- 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 15 October 2013.
- 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 25 April 2014.
Richards, Raymond (1947), Old Cheshire Churches, London: Batsford, pp. 87–89