BACKFORD: St. Oswald (Church of England)

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Church History

An ancient parish church, serving the townships of Backford, Caughall, Chorlton by Backford, Great Mollington and Lea by Backford.

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1562-1981 ; M 1562-1977 ; B 1573-1981 — Cheshire Record Office (P 32)
C from 1981 ; M from 1977 ; B from 1981 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1562-1981 ; M 1562-1964 ; B 1573-1981 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1562-1859 ; M 1562-1838 ; B 1573-1875 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies, Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts 1581, 1586, 1599-1600, 1602, 1604-05, 1607-10, 1613-17, 1618, 1619-24, 1626-27, 1632-34, 1636, 1638-41, 1663-64, 1669-71, 1674-77, 1679-81, 1685, 1690-91, 1694-1703, 1705-39, 1741-1826, 1828-30, 1832-40 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and Indexes C 1562-1871 ; M 1562-1871 ; B 1573-1871 — Cheshire Parish Register Project
M 1695-1836 (incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
M 1838-1958 — Cheshire BMD (CW:CE3)
B 1678-1686 (register of burials in woollen) — Cheshire Record Office
B 1813-1981 — National Burial Index
Monumental Inscriptions J. Hess, 1990 — Cheshire Record Office ; Chester Library
Notes CB 1808-1812 — register missing

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