Chester Cathedral, Cheshire Family History Guide

Chester Cathedral in Cheshire is the seat of the Diocese of Chester.

Alternative names: Chester Christ and Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester St Werburgh

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1688
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Chester, Cheshire Family History Guide


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
  • Probate Court: Not Applicable
  • Diocese: Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry, Post-1540 - Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Not Applicable
  • Hundred: Chester Borough
  • Province: York