WISTASTON: St. Mary the Virgin (Church of England)

Church History

An ancient parish church, serving the township of Wistaston.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

  • 1926 August 13 — reduced when part of the township of Wistaston was transfered to Crewe: St. Andrew.
  • 1961 November 27 — boundary alteration (details not available)

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1572-1936 ; M 1572-1985 ; B 1572-1945 — Cheshire Record Office (P 74)
C from 1936 ; M from 1985 ; B from 1945 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1572-1936 ; M 1572-1956 ; B 1572-1945 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1572-1936 ; M 1572-1929 ; B 1572-1945 — Family History Society of Cheshire ; Crewe Library ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies
Bishop's Transcripts 1593, 1605, 1607-08, 1610, 1613-14, 1617, 1620, 1622-24, 1626-30, 1632-37, 1639, 1641, 1653-60, 1662-68, 1670-72, 1674-82, 1684-85, 1688-90,1692-1715, 1717-35, 1737-1830, 1872-82 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and Indexes M 1660-1837 (incomplete) — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836)
M 1743-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1837-1974 — Cheshire BMD (CC:1099)
Monumental Inscriptions Transcript — Nantwich Library

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