BAGULEY: St. John the Divine (Church of England)

Also known as: Brooklands, St. John the Divine

Church History

Originally a chapel to Bowdon: St. Mary, on 15 June 1868 it became the district church for parts of the townships of Baguley, Sale and Timperley (previously served by Timperley: Christ Church and Sale: St. Anne).

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

  • 1934 May 18 — enlarged when the remaining part of the township of Baguley was transferred from Timperley: Christ Church.

On 1 April 1931 the part of the district in the township of Baguley was transferred from Cheshire to the county of Lancashire, and on 18 May 1934 the church was transferred from the diocese of Chester to the diocese of Manchester.

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1868-1950 ; M 1868-1949 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies (L279)
C from 1950 ; M from 1949 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1868-1950 ; M 1868-1949 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
Bishop's Transcripts1868-1877, 1886 — Cheshire Record Office (EDB 16)
Copies and IndexesM 1868-1884, 1949-1950 — Cheshire BMD (TR:CE29)
NotesB — none

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