NORTHENDEN: St. Wilfrid (Church of England)

Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Northenden and Northen Etchells, and a small part of the township of Baguley.

On 1 April 1931 the whole district served by St. Wilfrid's church 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 1561-1914 ; M 1564-1900 ; B 1561-1853 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
Microfilm CopiesC 1561-1914 ; M 1564-1900 ; B 1561-1853 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
Bishop's Transcripts1608, 1611, 1619-24, 1627-29, 1631-37, 1639-41, 1663, 1665-84, 1708-1877 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and IndexesCMB 1563-1680 (transcript by C. Bratt) — Cheshire Record Office
CMB 1563-1871 (transcript by C. Bratt) — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
M 1563-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1716-1837 (incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by the Family History Society of Cheshire, 1969
Published by the Family History Society of Cheshire (Altrincham Group), 1986

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches