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The History & Heritage Centre
St. Michaels Church
Bridge Street Row East
Chester CH1 1NW
Cheshire

Information including 1881 census & BDM index (1837-1950).
There is a £1 per hour charge for this BMD index fiche readers.

Open Mon- Thurs 10am-4pm
Saturday times vary - ring for details.


There is also a local history library, maps & plans, parish registers for Chester City, Overleigh Cemetery Register, Trade Directories, Local Newspapers and IGI for Cheshire & surrounding counties.
Tel: 01244 402110

The Records Office
Duke Street
(off Lower Bridge St.)
Chester CH1 1RL

Email: recordoffice@cheshire.gov.uk


Infomation on Cheshire incl. 1841 & 1851 census', quarter sessions, probate records, church records including C of E, Catholic and Non-confirmist, and other county records.
Tel: 01244 602574

Birkenhead Central Library
Borough Road
Birkenhead

Email: archives@wirral-libraries.net

Information including microfilm of old local newspapers.

Most local libraries have the same - cost of facilities can vary.

Tel: 0151 652 6106

Birkenhead LDS Family History Centre
Resevoir Road
Prenton
Birkenhead

Open Tues, Wed & Fri -
best to telephone prior to visiting.

Information on microfilm and fiche. See website for more details.
Tel: 0151 608 7723

Wirral Archives
Wirral Museum
Hamilton Square
Birkenhead
Wirral, CH41 5BR
Tel : (0151) 666 3903
Census for Wirral area 1841,1851, 1861,1871 & 1891. 1881 on CD.
Microfiche of the Birkenhead Roll of Honour 1914-18 and 1940-45.
Index to wills held at Cheshire Record Office 1492-1857.
Index to births in the Wallasey area 1837-1900.
Tel: 0151 666 3901

Liverpool Record Office, Local Studies & Family History Service
Central Library
William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EW

Email: recoffice.central.library@liverpool.gov.uk

Information including church registers, archives of cemeteries, schools, poor unions, families, businesses and charities. Also photographs, maps, census returns for Liverpool, electoral registers from 1832 and national probate indexes 1858-1940s.
Tel: 0151 233 5817

Macclesfield Library
Jordan Gate
Macclesfield SK10 1EE

Information including census' 1841-1891 for the area, microfilms of parish registers and Cheshire wills 1858-1921, and IGI for whole country.
Tel: 01625 422512