FRODSHAM: St. Lawrence (Church of England)

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Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Alvanley, Frodsham, Frodsham Lordship, Helsby, Kingsley, Manley, Newton by Frodsham, and Norley.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

Church Records

C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts

Original RegistersC 1558-1980 ; M 1558-1951 ; B 1558-1984 — Cheshire Record Office (P 8)
C from 1980 ; M from 1951 ; B from 1984 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1558-1963 ; M 1558-1951 ; B 1558-1952 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1558-1928 ; M 1558-1921 ; B 1558-1899 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Family History Society of Cheshire ; Halton Lea Library
Bishop's Transcripts1603, 1606-08, 1610-11, 1613-14, 1617-19, 1621-23, 1625, 1627-29, 1631-37, 1639-40, 1660, 1662-63, 1665-76, 1678-82, 1684, 1690-1726,1728-39,1742-1824, 1826-56 (microfilmed) ; 1857-77 — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesCMB 1558-1812 — published in Frodsham Parish Church (St. Lawrence) Registers, edited by S. Thorneley & E. Jermyn, 3 vols. (Worcester, 1908-1913)
M 1558-1837 — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836) ; North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1837-1974 — Cheshire BMD (CW:125)
B 1813-1982 (partial index) — Cheshire Record Office ; Chester Library
Monumental Inscriptions1969 — Cheshire Record Office
NotesC 1649-1661 ; MB 1648-1653 — omitted from register

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches