Wettenhall, Cheshire Genealogy

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Guide to Wettenhall, 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

WETTENHALL, is a township-chapelry in Over parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles NNE of Calveley railway station, and 5 E by S of Tarporley. It has a post-office under Middlewich. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.[1]

Wettenhall St David is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in   Over, Cheshire  Ancient Parish. An ancient chapelry in Over parish, rebuilt in 1870

English: Wettenhall is a village (at SJ 624 614) and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village lies 3½ miles to the south west of Winsford and 6 miles to the north west of Crewe. The parish also includes the settlements of Chapel Green and Woodside. Nearby villages include Alpraham, Calveley, Cholmondeston, Church Minshull, Little Budworth and Tarporley.

Resources

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.

Nantwich (1837–1937)
Crewe (1937–74)
Congleton and Crewe (1974–88)
South Cheshire (1988–98)
Cheshire Central (post 1998) The post 2009 reorganisation of civil registration can be found online at Cheshire BMD

Church records

Wettenhall St David 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
Wettenhall St David Parish (1824) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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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

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

Nantwich Poor Law Union

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.

See also England Cheshire Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted 16 April 2013

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.