HESWALL: St. Peter (Church of England)

Village Road/Thurstaston Road
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Church History

An ancient parish church, serving the townships of Gayton and Heswall cum Oldfield. The district included the chapels of Heswall: Church of the Good Shepherd and Heswall: Nautical Training School Chapel..

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1599-1925 ; M 1539-1923 ; B 1558-1911 — Cheshire Record Office (P 129)
C from 1925 ; M from 1923 ; B from 1911 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1599-1953 ; M 1539-1963 ; B 1558-1946 — Cheshire Record Office ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Birkenhead Central Library ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts 1586, 1599, 1601, 1604-05, 1608-10, 1615, 1619, 1621-22, 1636, 1638, 1666, 1668-69, 1672, 1674-77, 1679-85, 1688, 1690-91, 1693-95, 1698-1701,1703-04, 1706-12, 1715-30, 1732-35, 1737-39, 1741-72, 1774-79, 1781-1803, 1805-78, 1892-1900 ; 1901-07 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and Indexes CMB 1539-1729 — published in The Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials in the Parish of Heswall, in the County and Diocese of Chester, edited by T. H. May (Guildford, 1897)
CMB 1539-1871 — Cheshire Parish Register Project
M 1539-1729— North Wales Marriage Index
M 1583-1837 (incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
M 1837-1963 — Cheshire BMD (WR:BK68)
B 1558-1872 — National Burial Index

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