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152 PDF Books About The History Of Cheshire
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1. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Alderley Marriage Registers 1629-1837 - 1,428 Entries.
The Parish of Alderley comprises the Townships of Over Alderley, Nether Alderley and Great Warford.
2. Transcripts Of The Marriage Registers Of Marple, 1656-1754 - 340 Entries
The Church of All Saints, which is now the Parish Church, was, up to the year 1876, a chapelry some four miles distant from the Parish Church of Stockport, to which it was attached. Anciently, there was no church between Marple and Mottram-in-Longdendale to the north-east, and the people inhabiting the villages of Romilly, Bredbury, Comstall, and Werneth had either to use the Parish Church of Stockport or else the Chapel at Marple. To the north-west there was only the little loth century chapel of Chadkirk, which, for many years after the Reformation, was in the hands of the Nonconformists. Consequently, many people from the villages of Ofterton, Torkington, and certain hamlets in between also made use of Marple Chapel
3. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Marton Marriage Registers 1563-1769 - 175 Entries.
4. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Poynton-cum-Worth Marriage Registers 1723-1753 - 91 Entries.
5. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Bruera Church, Formerly In The Parish Of St. Oswald. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1662-1812 - 109 pages
Bruera Church, formerly Bruera Chapel or Churton-Heath Chapel, stands on land reputed to be in the township of Saighton, together with the glebe adjacent to the church measuring about 15 statute acres, although the lie of the land and the boundary lines suggest that it was formerly included in the township of Churton Heath.
6. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Bebington. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1558-1701 - 247 pages
The ancient parish of Bebington, which consisted of the townships of Higher Bebington, Lower Bebington, Tranmere, Poulton-cum-Spital and Storeton (and. for ecclesiastical purposes, for many years took in the Lordship of Birkenhead), retained it.'i ecclesiastical unity until well on into the present century, when the increasing population necessitated its division into several parishes, the whole now forming seven districts
7. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Chester Cathedral. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1687-1812 - 64 pages
8. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Saint Mary Stockport. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1584-1620 - 119 pages
9. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Prestbury. Christenings, Weddings And Burials 1560-1636 - 360 pages
10-12. Transcripts Of The Parish Of The Prestbury Marriages Register 1637-1789 in 3 Volumes - 450 pages. Over 10,500 entries.
Prestbury is the mother church of an extensive and important parish, comprising within its area a large portion of the Hundred of Macclesfield. It includes no less than thirty-two townships, viz.: Adlington, Birtles, Bollington, Bosley, Butley, Capesthorne, Chelford, Fallibroome, Henbury, Hurdsfield, Kettleshulme, Lyme-Hanley, Macclesfield, Macclesfield Forest, Marton, Mottram St. Andrew, Newton, North-Rode, Pott-Shrigley, Poynton, Prestbury, Rainow, Siddington, Sutton, Tytherington, Upton, Wildboarclough, Wincle, Lower Withington, Old Withington, Woodford, and Worth. It originally comprehended within its limits the two parishes of Taxal and Gawsworth, and, it is believed, the township of Nether Alderley, the whole embracing a tract of country forty miles in circumference.
13. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Taxal Marriage Registers 1611-1837 - 740 Entries.
14. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Upton In Overchurch. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1600-1812 - 56 pages
Overchurch Parish, the only township of which is Upton, is situated about the centre of the lower mediety of the Hundred of Wirral in the County of Chester. The town of Upton is three and three quarter miles from the River Mersey on the east and the River Dee on the west, and two and a half miles from the Irish sea on the north.
15. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Chelford Marriage Registers 1674-1752 - 128 Entries.
16. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Christleton Marriage Registers 1697-1812 - 494 Entries.
Christleton is situated about 2.25 miles south-east of Chester. The parish includes the small villages and townships of Cotton Abbots, Cotton Edmunds,Littleton, Rowton, and Rowton Moor.
17. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Disley Marriage Registers 1591-1738 - 199 Entries.
18. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Gawsworth Marriage Registers 1557-1812 - 920 Entries.
19. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Lymm Marriage Registers 1568-1812 - 1,271 Entries.
20. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Pott Shrigley Marriage Registers - 1685-1751 - 78 Entries
21. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Siddington Marriage Registers - 1722-1783 - 51 Entries
22. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Capesthorne Marriage Registers - 1722-1747 - 25 Entries
23. Transcripts Of The Parish Of Bosley Marriage Registers - 1729-1750 - 18 Entries
24. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Bidston. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1581-1700 - 131 pages
25. Transcripts Of The Registers Of Eastham. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1598-1700 - 199 pages
26-27. Transcripts Of The Registers Of The Holy & Undivided Trinity In The City Of Chester - Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1532-1837 - 2 Vols - 870 pages
28. Transcripts Of The Registers Of St. Mary's, Birkenhead. Baptisms, Marriages And Burials 1721-1812 - 67 pages
29. Extracts Of The Non-Comformist Registers Of Duckinfeild Chapel 1677-1713 - 26 pages
30. Extracts From The Registers Of The Parish Church Of St. Hilary, Wallasey 1574-1600 - 93 pages
31. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1606-1616 - 260 pages
32. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1616-1624 - 259 pages
33. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1624-1632 - 310 pages
34. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1639-1644 - 170 pages
35. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1661-1667 - 261 pages
36. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1667-1680 - 338 pages
37. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1680-1691 - 234 pages
38. Marriage Licences Granted Within The Archdeaconry Of Chester In The Diocese Of Chester 1691-1700 - 382 pages
39. The History Of The Ancient Parish Of Sandbach, Including The Two Chapelries Of Holmes Chapel And Goostry. Within This Publication Are, The Parish Registers Of Sandbach. Baptisms 1563-1799, Marriages 1572-1799 And Burials 1563-1800 - 332 pages
40. Pedigrees Made At The Visitation Of Cheshire, 1613 - 327 pages
41.The Visitation Of Chester In The Year 1580, With Numerous Additions And Continuations, Including Those From The Visitation Of Chester In The Year 1566. With an Appendix Containing The Visitation Of A Part Of Cheshire In The Year 1533, And A Fragment Of The Visitation In 1591 - 309 pages
42-53 . An Index To The Wills And Inventories Now Preserved In The Court Of Probate In Chester, From 1545-1650 & 1660-1810 (1761-1780 Surnames A-M only) 12 Vols - 3,269 pages
54. Rolls Of The Freemen Of The City Of Chester 1392-1700 - 220 pages
55. Rolls Of The Freemen Of The City Of Chester 1700-1805 - 305 pages
56. A History Of The Town And Parish Of Nantwich - Includes Parish Registers 1539-1812 & Monumental Inscriptions - 555 pages
57. History, Gazetteer, And Directory Of The County Palatine Of Chester; Comprising A General Survey Of The County, With A Variety Of Historical, Statistical, Topographical, Commercial, And Agricultural Information: Showing The Situation, Extent, And Population Of All The Towns, Parishes, Chapelries, Townships, Villages, Hamlets, And Extra-parochial Liberties; Their Agricultural And Mineral Productions: The Lords Of The Manors And Owners Of The Soil; Their Public Instuitutions, Charities, Antiquities, & Historical Events; With A List Of Magistrates, Public Officers, & Corporate Bodies; And The Seats Of The Nobility And Gentry - 1850 - 714 pages
58. Directory For Liverpool And Birkenhead - 1870 - 705 pages
59.Worrall's Directory Of Warrington, St. Helens, Prescot, Leigh, Newton-Le-Willows, Widnes, Runcorn, Erodsham, Altrincham, Bowdon, Knutsford, Middlewich, Northwich, Winsford, And Adjoining Townships - 1876 - 398 pages
60. Cheshire And Lancashire Funeral Certificates 1600-1678 - 271 pages
61. A Collection Of Lancashire And Cheshire Wills Not Now To Be Found In Any Probate Registry - 1301-1752 - 228 pages
62. Child-Marriages, Divorces, And Ratifications, &C. In The Diocese Of Chester, A.D. 1561-6 : Depositions In Trials In The Bishop's Court, Chester, Concerning 1. Child-Marriages, Divorces, And Ratifications. 2. Trothplights. 3. Adulteries. 4. Affiliations. 5. Libels. 6. Wills. 7. Miscellaneous Matters. 8. Clandestine Marriages. Also Entries From The Mayors" Books, Chester, A.D. 1558-1600 - 339 pages
63-71. Cheshire Notes And Queries - Devoted To The Antiquities, Family Traditions, Parochial Records, Folk Lore, Quaint Customs, &c., Of 9heshire - 9 Volumes - 2,186 pages
72-78. The Cheshire Sheaf (1880-1903). Being Local Gleanings, Historical & Antiquarian, Relating To Cheshire, Chester, & North Wales, From Many Scattered Fields. Taken Mainly From The Publication 'The Chester Courant" - 7 Volumes - 1,570 pages
79-80. Local Gleanings Relating To Lancashire And Cheshire (1877-1878) 2 Volumes - 611 pages
81. Local Gleanings: An Archæological And Historical Magazine - Articles Published From The Manchester Courier 1879-1880 - 517 pages
82-83. The Cheshire And Lancashire Historical Collector 2 Vols - 258 pages
84. County Families Of Lancashire And Cheshire - The Stanleys, Egertons,Traffords, Warburtons, Harringtons, Hultons, Grosvenors, Mainwarings, Heskeths And Davenports - 447 pages
85-87. The History Of The Palatine And City Of Chester Compiled From Original Evidences In Public Offices, The Harleian And Cottonian MSS. Parochial Registers, Private Muniments, Unpublished MS. Collections of Successive Cheshire Antiquities, And A Personal Survey Of Every Township In The County 3 Volumes - 1,597 pages
88-91. The Palatine Note-Book ... For The Intercommunication Of Antiquaries, Bibliophiles, And Other Investigators Into The History And Literature Of The Counties Of Lancaster, Chester, &c 4 Volumes - 1,131 pages
92. Hearth Tax Returns Of The City of Chester 1664-5 - 63 pages
93. The History Of The Church And Parish Of St. Mary-On-The-Hill, Chester - Includes The Parish Registers 1547-1812 - 319 pages
94-95. Wirral Notes And Queries, Being Local Gleanings, Historical And Antiquarian, Relating To The Hundred Of Wirral, From Many Sources. 2 Volumes - 201 pages
96. The Domesday Survey Of Chester - 268 pages
97. Monumental And Other Inscriptions In The Churches Of Stoak, Backford, And Thornton-Le-Moors In The County Of Chester. Copied In The Year 1904 - 100 pages
98-99. East Cheshire: Past And Present; Or, A History Of The Hundred Of Macclesfield, In The County Palatine Of Chester. From Original Records. 2 Volumes - 1,282 pages
100. A History Of Altrincham And Bowdon, With An Account Of The Barony And House Of Dunham - 214 pages
101. Greater Altrincham, Its Local Government - 68 pages
102. Memorials Of The Civil War In Cheshire And The Adjacent Counties - 324 pages
103. Birkenhead And Its Surroundings, Topographical, Biographical, Autobiographical, Anedotical, And Whimsical - 401 pages
104. Black's Guide To Liverpool And Birkenhead, With Environs Including New Brighton And Southport - 168 pages
105. History Of Ancient And Modern Birkenhead - 356 pages
106. Warrington Church Notes; The Parish Church Of St. Elfin, Warrington, And Other Churches Of The Parish - 242 pages
107. Warrington In MCCCCLXV (1465) : As Described In A Contemporary Rent Roll Of The Legh Family - 230 pages
108. Historical Sketches Of Nonconformity In The County Palatine Of Chester - 581 pages
109. Cheshire, With Maps, Diaagrams And Illustrations - 219 pages
110. History Of The City Of Chester: From Its Foundation To The Present Time; Collected From Public Records, Private Manuscripts, And Other Authentic Sources. With An Account Of Parochial And Other Charities, Never Before Published; And A Chronological Register Of Important Events To The Year 1815 - 344 pages
111. The Hundred Of Wirral - 458 pages
112. The Wapentake Of Wirral; A History Of The Royal Franchise Of The Hundred And Hundred Court Of Wirral In Cheshire, With An Appendix Containing A List Of The Officers And Lords Of The Hundred From The Fourteenth Century; A Series Of Leases Of The Hundred From 1352 To 1786; And The Crown Grant Of The Lordship Of The Hundred In 1820 - 223 pages
113. Notes On The Churches Of Cheshire - 154 pages
114. Notes On The Parish Churches Of Wirral - 32 pages
115. Roman Cheshire; Or, A Description Of Roman Remains In The County Of Chester - 337 pages
116. Notitia Cestriensis, Or, Historical Notices Of The Diocese Of Chester Cheshire - 409 pages
117. An Account Of The Ancient Town Of Frodsham In Cheshire - 273 pages
118. An Historical Account Of The Towns Of Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stalybridge, And Dukinfield - 182 pages
119. An History Of The Ancient Town And Borough Of Congleton, With An Appendix, Containing A Brief History And Description Of Astbury Church [&c.]. - 160 pages
120. Annals Of Hyde And District : Containing Historical Reminiscences Of Denton, Haughton, Dukinfield, Mottram, Longdendale, Bredbury, Marple, And The Neighbouring Townships - 352 pages
121. Notes On The Ancient Parish Of Bidston - It Comprised The Townships Of Bidston, Moreton, Saughall-Massie, And Claughton - 96 pages
122. Bygone Stalybridge, Traditional, Historical, Biographical - 345 pages
123. Contributions Towards A History Of The Ancient Parish Of Prestbury - 266 pages
124. The History Of Bruche Hall, Near Warrington, With Notices Of The Bruche And Other Families Its Owners - 69 pages
125. Memories; Or, The Chronicles Of Birkenhead, The Scenes And People Of Its Early Days - 115 pages
126. Congleton Past And Present - 284 pages
127. Memorials Of Hatherlow And Of The Old Chadkirk Chapel - 198 pages
128. Memories Of Marple. Pictorial And Descriptive Reminiscences Of A Life-Time In Marple, Leisure Hours On The Banks Of The Goyt, The Tame, And The Etherow, With Stories Old And New Of Bye-Gone Days - 160 pages
129. Notes On The Parish Of Burton In Wirral - 114 pages
130. The Antiquities Of Lyme And Its Vicinity - 419 pages
131. Reliques Of The Anglo-Saxon Churches Of St. Bridget And St. Hildeburga, West Kirkby, Cheshire With Some Of Their Sepulchral Monuments - 42 pages
132. The Ancient Parish Of West Kirby - 43 pages
133. Knutsford, Its Traditions And History : With Reminiscences, Anecdotes, And Notices Of The Neighbourhood - 157 pages
134. The History Of The Stockport Sunday School And Its Branch Schools : Together With A Record Of All Movements Connected With The Stockport Sunday School - 425 pages
135. A Perambulation Of The Hundred Of Wirral In The County Of Chester, With An Account Of The Principal Highways And Byways, Old Halls, Ancient Churches, And Interesting Villages Situated Between The Rivers Mersey And Dee - 288 pages
136. Barthomley, In Letters From A Former Rector To His Eldest Son (Local History). Barthomley Was An Ancient Parish Within Cheshire. It Contained Five Townships: Alsager, Balterley, Barthomley Itself, Crewe-Green, And Haslington - 392 pages
137. The Parish Of Eastham, Written For The Parish Magazine, 1874-76 - 77 pages
138. Guide To The Church Of St. John The Baptist In The City Of Chester - 48 pages
139. Historical Account Of Dukinfield Chapel And Its School - 155 pages
140. A Cheshire Parish; Being A Short History Of Ince, Drawn From The Parish Records And Other Sources - 151 pages
141. Notes On Shotwick - 136 pages
142. The Monuments At Bunbury Church, Cheshire - 119 pages
143. Chronological Notes On The Visitations Of Plague In Lancashire And Cheshire - 49 pages
144. A History Of The Church Of St. Peter In Chester : Including Quaint And Interesting Extracts From Its Old Registers, And A Brief Reference To Its Former Surroundings - 185 pages
145. A History Of The Castle Of Halton And The Priory Or Abbey Of Norton, With An Account Of The Barons Of Halton, The Priors And Abbots Of Norton, And An Account Of Rock Savage And Daresbury Church. With Notices Of The Historic Events Of The Neighbourhood - 250 pages
146. Changes In The Sea Coast Of Lancashire And Cheshire - 90 pages
147. Notes On The Parish Of Woodchurch - 42 pages
148. The Folk Speech Of South Cheshire - 457 pages
149. A Glossary Of Words Used In The Dialect Of Cheshire - 266 pages
150. Cheshire, Its Traditions And History, Including A Record Of The Rise And Progress Of Freemasonry In This Ancient Province - 408 pages
151. Cheshire Proverbs And Other Sayings And Rhymes - 194 pages
152. Ballads And Legends Of Cheshire - 342 pages
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