Chester St John the Baptist, Cheshire Family History Guide

Chester St John the Baptist is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hoole.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Calvinistic Methodist, Christians, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian Church in England, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, Scotch Baptist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Chester, Cheshire Family History Guide


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
  • Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry, Post-1540 - Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Chester
  • Poor Law Union: Chester Incorporation
  • Hundred: Chester Borough
  • Province: York