HARGRAVE: St. Peter (Church of England)

Church Lane, Foulk Stapleford.

Church History

An ancient chapel to Tarvin: St. Andrew. In 1878 it became the district church for the townships of Foulk Stapleford and Huxley (previously served by Tarvin: St. Andrew and Waverton: St. Peter). The London Gazette for 21 May 1878 set out the boundaries of "The Consolidated Chapelry of Saint Peter Hargrave" as follows:

"All that portion of the parish of Tarvin in the county of Chester and in the diocese of Chester which is comprised within and is co-extensive with the limits of the township of Foulk Stapleford otherwise called or known as the parochial chapelry of Hargrave"

"And also all that contiguous portion of the parish of Waverton in the county and diocese aforesaid which is comprised within and is co-extensive with the limits of the township of Huxley".

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1744-1979 ; M 1746-1749, 1841-2008 ; B 1744-1995 — Cheshire Record Office (P 78)
C from 1979 ; M from 1997 ; B from 1996 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1744-1979 ; M 1746-1749, 1841-1991 ; B 1744-1995 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1744-1883 ; M 1746-1749 ; B 1744-1813 — Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts1632-35, 1637, 1639-41, 1666, 1668, 1671-2, 1676-78, 1680-85, 1806-49, 1851-69, 1883-89 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesM 1841-1958 — Cheshire BMD (CW:CE29)
B 1744-1995 (transcript by Hargrave & Huxley History Group) — Cheshire Record Office
B 1744-1995 — National Burial Index
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by the Family History Society of Cheshire (edited by H. Jones), 1992
Transcript by Hargrave & Huxley History Group (edited by J. Whittle), 1998 — Cheshire Record Office, Chester Library
NotesCMB 1661-1744 — register(s) missing
M 1749-1841 — see Tarvin: St. Andrew

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