Discover your ancestor in the Diocese of Chester Bishop’s Transcripts of Baptisms between 1576 and 1906. Search 964, 765 records of people born in the Diocese of Chester to find your British ancestors.
Each record contains an image and a transcript of the original document. The amount of information contained varies but you can find the following about your ancestor:
The Bishop’s transcripts of baptisms cover the Diocese of Chester which covers the historic County of Cheshire in its pre-1974 boundaries. The Bishop’s transcripts were created from the original Parish registers and were intended to be faithful copies so you could find two entries for the birth of the same ancestor if both exist for the same parish and date.
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