Mobberley, Cheshire Family History Guide

Mobberley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1578
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MOBBERLEY, a village and a parish in Altrincham district, Cheshire. The village stands on a branch of the river Bollin, near the Northwich and Altrincham railway, 3½ miles ENE of Knutsford; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Knutsford. The parish comprises 5,138 acres. Real property, £9,174. Pop., 1,245. Houses, 262. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged anciently to the Mobberleys, and belongs now to the Rev. G. Mallory, R. O. Leycester, Esq., and M. Blakiston, Esq. A black priory was founded here in 1206, by the Mobberleys; but was of short continuance. M. Old Hall occupies the site of the priory, and is occupied by the rector. M. New Hall is the seat of Mrs. Blakiston; Newton Hall, of G. Bird, Esq.; Holt House, of S. Hargreaves, Esq.; Dam-Head of R. Holland, Esq.; and Grove House, of Mr. Watkinson. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £750. Patron, the Rev. R. Lloyd. The church is ancient but good; has a tower of 1533, erected by Sir John Talbot; comprises nave, aisles, chancel, and porch; and contains a carved oak screen, a piscina, sedilia, a curious old painting on wood, and a monumental tablet to Lieut. Blakiston, who fell at Sebastopol. There are chapels for Independents and Wesleyans, an endowed school with £11 a year, and charities £20.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Parish Records

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Cheshire

Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000 - FamilySearch

Cheshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1598-1900 - FamilySearch

England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900

England, Cheshire Probate Records, 1492-1940

England, Cheshire Workhouse Records, 1848-1967

England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832

England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900

England, Cheshire, Register of Electors, 1842-1900

England, Cheshire, School Records, 1796-1950

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

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Maps

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Administration

  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Altrincham
  • 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: Macclesfield
  • Poor Law Union: Altrincham
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • Province: York