ELLESMERE PORT: Christ Church (Church of England)

Church History

Founded in 1844 as a chapel to Eastham: St. Mary. On 28 March 1871 it became the district church for the townships of Netherpool and Overpool, and part of the township of Whitby (previously served by Eastham: St. Mary). It also included the chapels of Stanney Grange: St. Andrew, Whitby: St. Francis and Whitby: St. Thomas & All Saints.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1844-1991 ; M 1872-1993 ; B 1844-1941 — Cheshire Record Office (P 183)
C from 1991 ; M from 1993 ; B from 1941 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1844-1956 ; M 1872-1949 ; B 1844-1941 — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesM 1872-1958 — Cheshire BMD (CW:CE22)
Bishop's Transcripts1851, 1866-68, 1891-92 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches