GRAPPENHALL: St. Wilfrid (Church of England)

Church Lane.

Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Grappenhall and Latchford.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

  • 1866 March 13 — reduced when part of the township of Latchford was transferred to Latchford: Christ Church.
  • 1866 July 27 — reduced when the remaining part of the township of Latchford was transferred to Latchford: St. James the Great.
  • 1968 February 14 — (details not available)

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1574-1974 ; M 1574-1972 ; B 1574-1925 — Cheshire Record Office (P 114)
C from 1974 ; M from 1972 ; B from 1925 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1574-1942 ; M 1574-1942 ; B 1574-1925 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1574-1917 ; M 1574-1920 ; B 1547-1893 — Manchester Archives & Local Studies
C 1788-1917 ; M 1762-1920 ; B 1788-1925 — Family History Society of Cheshire ; Warrington Library
Bishop's Transcripts1596, 1606-08, 1610, 1613, 1617-19, 1621-24, 1627, 1630-31, 1633-34,1636-37, 1639, 1641, 1658-60, 1663, 1665-66, 1668-76, 1678-85, 1690-1705, 1707-39, 1741-1890 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesC 1813-1837 (transcript) — published by Liverpool & South West Lancashie Family History Society (Warrington Group)
M 1673-1837 (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 1837-1933 — Cheshire BMD (WA:C5)
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by North Cheshire Family History Society (edited by G. C. Normansell), 1978
NotesCMB 1598-1601 — omitted from registers
M 1601-1653 — under-recorded in registers

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches