Thursday, 6 December 2012

England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000

Familysearch.org now have transcriptions of 4.1 million Cheshire parish registers

Cheshire researchers are fortunate. Since June 2010 FamilySearch have added the following Cheshire record sets (number of records) to their collection:

Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900 2,180,763
Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900 157,094
Probate Records, 1492-1940 107,290
Workhouse Records, 1848-1967 99,349
Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832 2,011,948
Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900 451,783
Register of Electors, 1842-1900 4,332,903
School Records, 1796-1950 435,681

Ancestry, Deceasedonline and FindMyPast all have Cheshire records. UKBMD have a listing of sources for the county.

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