Cheddleton, Staffordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Cheddleton, Staffordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cheddleton, Staffordshire
Cheddleton St Edward the Confessor Staffordshire.jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Totmonslow
County Staffordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Cheadle
Registration District Cheadle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1696; Separate records exist for Wetley Rocks beginning 1834
Bishop's Transcripts: 1676; Separate records exist for Wetley Rocks beginning 1835
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Leek
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Staffordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CHEDDLETON (St. Edward), a parish, in the union of Cheadle, N. division of the hundred of Totmonslow and of the county of Stafford, 3½ miles(S. by W.) from Leek; comprising the townships of Basford, Cheddleton, and Consall or Cunsall. [1]

Cheddleton St  Edward is an Ancient parish . Other places in the parish include: Basford, Cellar Head, Chadderton, Wetley Rocks, Consall, Cunsall, Rownall, and Cheddleton and Rownall.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Please see Staffordshire BMD

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Cheddleton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Staffordshire Parish Register Collection (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
FS = FamilySearch - free[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
CHEDDLETON PARISH (1592) Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1681-1877 1681-1877 1697-1876 1697-1876 1696-1812 1696-1812

FS 1676-1829



Deposited parish registers at Staffordshire Record Office Bap 1676-1983 Mar 1676-1974 Bur 1676-1941
Lichfield Record Office holdings of Bishop's Transcripts Bap 1676-1829 Mar 1676-1829 Bur 1676-1829

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Homersley Jeffrey.  Our Ancestors.  Three generations of Ade Le Kinge (Homersley) are given, illustrated with a photograph of William Homersley  and Katherine Jenkins and a newspaper obituary of William Homersley, 1956. Homersley name was initiated about 1300 in Cheddleton, Staffordshire, and at some stage, they moved to Wales, Flintshire, Harwarden. Article covers years 1274-1955 and is found in Journal Hel Achau, #99, Dec. 2008, pages 13-15, 942.93 D25h

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Cheadle Poor Law Union, Staffordshire Genealogy

Probate records
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Staffordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 558-562. Date accessed: 29 October 2012.
  2. 'Staffordshire Parish Records Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 21 August 2014.
  3. 'Staffordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 26 April 2014.
  4. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Stafford (A-M), England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 18 September 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 September 2013.
  6. Ann J. Kettle, A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1532-3 (Stafford: Staffordshire Record Society, 1976). FHL British Book 942.46 B4sc ser. 4 v. 8