OVER PEOVER: St. Lawrence (Church of England)

Church History

An ancient chapelry in the parish of Rostherne: St. Mary, which in 1827 became the district church for the townships of Marthall, Over Peover and Snelson.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

It also included the chapel of Over Peover: St. Michael.

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1668-1919 ; M 1668-1954, 1988-1999 ; B 1668-1956 — Cheshire Record Office (P 77)
C from 1920 ; M 1955-1988, from 1999 ; B from 1956 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1668-1919 ; M 1668-1954 ; B 1668-1956 — Cheshire Record Office ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Knutsford Library
M 1754-1954 ; B 1813-1956 — Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts1600, 1614-15, 1621, 1624-25, 1631(?), 1634-37, 1662-63, 1665-66, 1668-76, 1678-85, 1690-1827, 1829-46, 1848-82, 1905-07, 1910-11 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesCMB 1664-1748, 1813-1919 ; M 1754-1954 ; B 1813-1956 (transcript) — Cheshire Record Office (microfilmed) ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies
M 1700-1837 — 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 1837-2010 — Cheshire BMD (CE:1070)
B 1678-1707 (in woollen) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire (microfilmed)
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by the Family History Society of Cheshire/North Cheshire Family History Society, 1972

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches