WHARTON: Christ Church (Church of England)

Crook Lane
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Church History

Founded in 1843 as a chapel to Davenham: St. Wilfrid. In 1860 it became the district church for the townships of Stanthorne and Wharton (previously served byf Davenham: St. Wilfrid). The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Christ Church, Wharton" were described in the London Gazette on 10 March 1860:

"All those portions of the parish of Davenham, in the county and diocese of Chester, wherein the present incumbent of such parish possesses the exclusive cure of souls, which are comprised within the several townships of Wharton and Stanthorn."

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1843-1991 ; M 1850-1947 ; B 1843-1927 — Cheshire Record Office (P 214)
C from 1991 ; M from 1947 ; B from 1927 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1843-1931 ; M 1850-1947 ; B 1843-1927 — Cheshire Record Office ; Winsford Library
Bishop's Transcripts1851-1895 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesC 1843-1882 — indexes with registers
M 1850-1974 — Cheshire BMD (CW:153)

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches