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St Peter, Macclesfield, Church of England

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St Peter,
Windmill Street,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1220.

Windmill Street. 

Church History

Founded in 1844 as a district church for part of the township of Macclesfield (previously served by Macclesfield: St. Michael & All Angels). The boundaries of "The District of Saint Peter, Macclesfield" were described in the London Gazette on 5 November 1844: 

"All that part of the parochial district of the parochial chapel of Macclesfield, in the.parish of Prestbury, and in the county and diocese of Chester, which lies to the south of the district of Saint Paul, Macclesfield." 

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1846-1919 ; M 1849-1968 ; B 1849-1947 — Cheshire Record Office (P 187)
C from 1919 ; M from 1968 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1846-1919 ; M 1849-1937 ; B 1849-1947 — Cheshire Record Office
Bishop's Transcripts 1874-1876 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire
Copies and Indexes M 1849-1968 — Cheshire BMD (CE:1058)
Monumental Inscriptions Published by North Cheshire Family History Society


It is located at SJ9223572944 (Lat/Lon 53.253444,-2.117838). You can see this on maps provided by: