ALVANLEY: St. John the Evangelist (Church of England)

Manley Road    
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Church History

An ancient chapel to Frodsham: St. Lawrence. The present church was built in 1861 as the district church for the township of Alvanley. The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Alvanley" were described in the London Gazette of 19 April 1861:

"All that part of the parish of Frodsham, in the county and diocese or Chester, which is comprised within the township of Alvanley".

The district was also affected by the following boundary change:

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1809-1970 ; B 1791-1885 — Cheshire Record Office (P 81)
C from 1970 ; M from 1861 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1809-1970 ; B 1791-1885 — Cheshire Record Office, Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Bishop's Transcripts 1811-46, 1848-68, 1873-77 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and Indexes M 1861-1973 — Cheshire BMD (CW:102)

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