MIDDLEWICH: St. Michael & All Angels (Church of England)

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Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Byley, Clive, Croxton, Kinderton cum Hulme, Middlewich, Minshull Vernon, Mooresbarrow with Parme, Newton by Middlewich, Occlestone, Ravenscroft, Sproston, Stublach, Sutton, Weaver, and Wimboldsley.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1613-2008 ; M 1613-2013 ; B 1613-1909, 1971-1988 — Cheshire Record Office (P 13)
C from 2008 ; M from 2013 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1613-1937 ; M 1613-1952 ; B 1613-1909, 1971-1988 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1613-1905 ; M 1613-1919 ; B 1613-1884 — Family History Society of Cheshire
C 1613-1905 ; M 1613-1919 ; B 1613-1909 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
C 1613-1934 ; M 1613-1945 ; B 1613-1909 — Sandbach Library ; Winsford Library
Bishop's Transcripts1588, 1600, 1604, 1607-09, 1611, 1614-15, 1617-21, 1623, 1625-26, c1627, 1632, 1634-36, 1639, 1662-65, 1668-76, 1679-85, 1690-94, 1695(?),1696-1877 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesCB 1751-1795 ; M 1751-1812 (microfilmed transcript) — Society of Genealogists' Library
M 1692-1837(incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
M 1754-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1837-1950 — Cheshire BMD (CC:1063)
Monumental InscriptionsTranscript by Middlewich Urban District Council, 1930 — The National Archives (RG 37/106)
Transcript by South Cheshire Family History Society, 1998
NotesB 1909-1971 — none

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