ASHTON UPON MERSEY: St. Martin (Church of England)

Church Lane

Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the township of Sale, and the greater part of the township of Ashton upon Mersey.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

  • 1856 September 30 — reduced when the township of Sale was transferred to Sale: St. Anne.
  • 1893 August 26 — extended to include the remainder of the township of Ashton upon Mersey from Bowdon: St. Mary.
  • 1894 February 2 — reduced when part of the township of Ashton upon Mersey was transferred to Ashton upon Mersey: St. Mary Magdalene.

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1636-1966 ; M 1636-1947 ; B 1636-1939 — Cheshire Record Office (P 92)
C from 1966 ; M from 1947 ; B from 1939 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1636-1950 ; M 1636-1947 ; B 1636-1939 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1636-1880 ; M 1636-1888 ; B 1636-1890 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Trafford Local Studies ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts 1605, 1607, 1619, 1630, 1632-33, 1635-37, 1658-60, 1661, 1663, 1666, 1668-72, 1674-76, 1679-82, 1684, 1692-97, 1701-02, 1704-11, 1713, 1715-1805, 1807-76 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
1605-1855 (microfilmed) — Family History Society of Cheshire ; Trafford Local Studies
Copies and Indexes C 1701-1761 ; M 1701-1761 (transcript) — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
CMB 1760-1800 (transcript by J. Hardman) — Trafford Local Studies
C 1605-1880 ; M 1605-1730 — North Cheshire Family History Society
C 1706-1740 ; M 1707-1731 ; B 1707-1731 (transcript) — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
M 1605-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1639-1837 (incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
M 1837-1960 — Cheshire BMD (TR:CE1)
B 1608-1890 — North Cheshire Family History Society
B 1731-1890 — National Burial Index
Monumental Inscriptions Published by the Family History Society of Cheshire, 1997
Notes CMB 1646-1650 — omitted from registers

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