CHRISTLETON: St. James the Apostle (Church of England)

Pepper Street
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Church History

An ancient parish church originally serving the townships of Christleton, Cotton Abbotts, Cotton Edmunds, Littleton and Rowton.

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1697-1954 ; M 1697-1970 ; B 1697-1969 — Cheshire Record Office (P 28)
C from 1954 ; M from 1970 ; B from 1970 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1697-1954 ; M 1697-1970 ; B 1697-1969 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1697-1954 ; M 1697-1970 ; B 1697-1812 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
C 1697-1954 ; M 1837-1948 ; B 1678-1969 — Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts1600-01, 1603-05, 1607-08, 1610-13, 1616, 1618,1622-23, 1625, 1627, 1630-31, 1633, 1635, 1637, 1640, 1666-85, 1690-92, 1694-1707, 1709-11, 1713-1854, 1859 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
1840-54, 1859 (microfilmed) — Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and IndexesM 1697-1812 — published in: Cheshire Parish Registers: Marriages, vol. 1 (Phillimore, 1909)
M 1600-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1668-1837 — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836) (incomplete)
M 1701-1812 — Boyd's Marriage Index - may be viewable on subscription sites such as ancestry and findmypast
M 1837-1958 — Cheshire BMD (CW:CE17)
B 1678-1689 — Cheshire Record Office (in woollen)
CMB 1600-1640, 1667-98 (from BTs, incomplete) — published in: ‘The Registers of Christleton’, Cheshire Sheaf, series 3, vols. 34-35 (1941-48)
Monumental InscriptionsCheshire Record Office (microfilmed)

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches