Chester St Michael with St Olave, Cheshire Family History Guide

Chester St Michael with St Olave is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1839 from Chester St Michael Ancient Parish and Chester St Olave Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Chester St Olave.

Alternative names: Chester St Michael, Chester St Olaves

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Chester St Michael with St Olave

  • Parish registers: 1581
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Chester St Olave

  • Parish registers: 1611
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion

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