Chester St Oswald, Cheshire Family History Guide

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

Other places in the parish include: Bruera, Saighton, Newton by Chester, Newton, Lea Newbold, Iddinshall, Huntington, Hilbre, Great Boughton, Croughton, Churton on the Heath, Churton Heath, Churton Bruera, Wervin, and Bache.

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Chester St Oswald

  • Parish registers: 1581
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603


  • Parish registers: 1657
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1666

Nonconformists include: Calvinistic Methodist and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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: Broxton; Chester Borough; Eddisbury
  • Province: York