Cheshire Family History

Research your Cheshire family history and find your ancestors with these family history, genealogy and local history records and links including BMDs, burials, wills, military records and more.

Archives

Births, Marriages & Deaths

Burials & Cemeteries

Census Records

Criminals and Convicts

Electoral Registers

Forums

Heraldry

Historical Directories

Local History

Maps

  • Cheshire Tithe Maps
    Almost 500 Cheshire tithe maps are now available online. Together with the information recorded in tithe apportionments, they are a unique record of land ownership, occupancy and use in Cheshire 150 years ago.
    You can use them to answer questions such as:

    • Where did your ancestors live?
    • Who lived in your village or even your house?
    • What was land in your area used for?
    • Who owned land in your area?
  • Old Cheshire Maps

Military Records

Newspaper Archives

Obituaries

Occupations

Parish Records

Photos and Postcards

School Records

Societies and Groups

  • Family History Society of Cheshire
    Founded in 1969 to advance the study of family history and genealogy, they now have around 3000 members worldwide. As well as helping people with ancestors in Cheshire, they also assist members living locally whose ancestors originated elsewhere.

Surnames

Taxation

Wills and Probate

Workhouses & Poor Law