WILMSLOW: St. Bartholomew (Church of England)

Church History

An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Bollin Fee, Chorley, Fulshaw and Pownall Fee.

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

  • 1866 February 20 — reduced when parts of the township of Chorley, and parts of the townships of Bollin Fee and Fulshaw were transferred to the new district of Chorley: St. Philip & St. James.

The district also included the chapel of Styal: All Saints.

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1558-1967 ; M 1558-1964 ; B 1558-1902 — Cheshire Record Office (P 123)
C from 1967 ; M from 1964 ; B from 1902 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1558-1910 ; M 1558-1948 ; B 1558-1902 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1558-1877 ; M 1558-1887 ; B 1558-1902 — Family History Society of Cheshire ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies ; Wilmslow Library
Bishop's Transcripts1599, 1605, 1608, 1610, 1617, 1620-23, 1625, 1627-29, 1631-37, 1639, 1641, 1661, 1663-85, 1687-1704, 1706-1811, 1813-23, 1825-38, 1855-59 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesCMB 1558-1652 (transcript/index by R. Peel, 2 vols.) — Cheshire Record Office
CMB 1558-1652 ; C1692-1855 ; B 1692-1902 — published by North Cheshire Family History Society (2 vols.)
C 1692-1740 ; M 1693-1740 ; B 1692-1734 (transcript/index) — Cheshire Record Office
M 1558-1571, 1692-1837 — North & East Cheshire Marriage Index - may be viewable at subscription sites such as ancestry or findmypast
M 1610-1837 — Bertram Merrell Marriage Index of Cheshire (1750-1836) (incomplete)
M 1837-2007 — Cheshire BMD (CE:1097)
B 1558-1902 — National Burial Index
B 1558-1902 — published by North Cheshire Family History Society
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by North Cheshire Family History Society, 1998

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches