WOODFORD: Christ Church (Church of England)

Church History

Founded in 1842 as a chapel to Prestbury: St. Peter. In 1873 it became the district church for the township of Woodford (previously served by Prestbury: St. Peter). The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Christ Church, Woodford" were described in the London Gazette on 17 January 1873:

"All that part of the said parish of Prestbury which is comprised within, and is co-extensive with, the limits of the said township of Woodford"

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1842-1926 ; M 1874-1935 ; B 1848-1922 — Cheshire Record Office (P 148)
C from 1926 ; M from 1935 ; B from 1941 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1842-1926 ; M 1874-1935 ; B 1848-1922 — Cheshire Record Office ; Stockport Heritage Library
Bishop's Transcripts 1842, 1844-46, 1848, 1850, 1852, 1854-66, 1891-92 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and Indexes M 1874-1992 — Cheshire BMD (ST:ST78)
Monumental Inscriptions Published by North Cheshire Family History Society (edited by A. Clarke), 1993

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