BOSLEY: St. Mary the Virgin (Church of England)

Bosley Village 
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Church History

An ancient chapel to Prestbury: St. Peter, which became the district church for the township of Bosley in 1883. The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Saint Mary, Bosley" were described in the London Gazette on 16 February 1883:

"All that part of the said parish of Prestbury which is comprised within and is co-extensive with the limits of the said township and chapelry of Bosley".

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1728-2004 ; M 1729-1750 ; B 1728-2004 — Cheshire Record Office (P 42)
C from 2004 ; M from 1859 ; B from 2004 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1728-1847 ; M 1729-1750 ; B 1728-1847 — Cheshire Record Office ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies
C 1728-1847 ; B 1728-1847 — Congleton Library
Bishop's Transcripts 1615, 1617, 1619-23, 1625-27, 1634-36, 1637(?), 1639, 1641, 1662-81, 1695, 1700, 1718, 1720-26, 1728-1878, 1880-93 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and Indexes M 1729-1750 — published in: Cheshire Parish Registers: Marriages, vol. 5 (Phillimore, 1914)
M 1615-1720, 1729-1750 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1729-1750 — Boyd's Marriage Index - may be viewable on subscription sites such as ancestry and findmypast
M 1859-1992 — Cheshire BMD (CE1015)
Monumental Inscriptions Published by North Cheshire Family History Society (edited by D. H. Way, 1992)
Notes M 1750-1859 — see Prestbury: St. Peter

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