Great Budworth, Cheshire, Eng Parish Records

Ratcliffe, Pilling and Houghton in Great Budworth Parish Records 1605-1900

*note: Many pages in these records were illegible ( on top of being in latin)

Early pages 1607-1613, 1617 ( Latin… none entries that I could read)
1619
20 Feb 1619
Marriage: Geoffrey Houghton m. Margery Leigh

1620-1623 no entries

1625
Johan or Thomas (crease through name), son of R__n Ratcliffe bp. 27 Mar 1625

1626-1627 Hard to read

1628
Burial 8 Jul 1628 Anna Houghton widow of Stretton

1629-30 Can’t read
1631-1634 Easy to read.. No entries
1635
21 Jan 1635/6
Baptism Anna Houghton dau of Johannis Houghton of Afton

1638-1641 Hard to read and damaged
1642-1657 .. Not there
1658-1661 No entries
1662
Burial Johannis Houghton 22 Mar 1662 of Tabley

1663-1666 Hard to read
Baptism 17 Feb 1666/7 Elizabeth Houghton d. of Thomas Houghton of Whittlesey
Marriage 1666 Christopher Houghton m. Elizabeth _____ ?
1667-1669 Hard to read
1670-1674 Easy to read .. No entries
1675 Hard to read
1676
Burial Thomas Houghton so of Thomas Houghton of Stretton

1678-1680 Very Hard to read
14 Oct 1680 Burial Richard Houghton of Afton
1681-1683 No entries

1684
Baptism 14 Oct 168 _ ? Elizabeth Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton
Seemed to be ‘84, but might have been ‘83 based on next entry
Burial 5 Aug 1684 Elizabeth Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton

1685-86 Hard to read
1690-1692 No entries
1692/93
Baptism 28 Mar 1693 Richard Houghton son of Peter Houghton of Appleton
1693/94 – 1696/97 No Entries
1697/98
Burial 5 May 1698 Thomas Houghton
1698/99
Burial 1 Jan 1698 Margaret Houghton
Baptism 16 Mar 1699 Elizabeth Ratcliffe dau of Thomas Ratcliffe
1699/1700
1700/01
Marriage 22 Sep 1700 Joshua Ratcliffe m. Grace Barton
Burial 14 Dec 1700 Thomas Houghton
1701/02
Burial 26 Jul 1702 Thomas Houghton son of Mary Houghton
1702/03-04
1704/05
Baptism 4 Dec 1704 Catherine Shallcross dau of Thomas Shallcross
1705/06
1706/07
Marriage 6 Jan 1706 John Houghton m. Mary Barker
Baptism 25 Mar 1707 Christopher Houghton son of John Houghton

1707/08 – 1710
1710/11
Burial 7 Nov 1710 Christopher Houghton son of John Houghton
Burial 2 Dec 1710 Catherine Houghton dau of John Houghton
Baptism 13 Oct 1711 Margaret Pilling dau of James Pilling
1712/13-15 Very light
1715/16 – 1718
1718/19
Burial 27 Dec 1718 Margaret Houghton dau of John Houghton
1719/20
1720/21
Baptism 10 Jan 1721 John Houghton son of George Houghton of “Willow Whittle”??
1721/22
Marriage 12 Sep 1721 Joseph Houghton m. Mary Woodward by banns
1722/23 Very light
1723/24
Marriage 23 Nov 1723 John Hinton m. Elizabeth Houghton
Burial 27 Nov 1723 Ann Houghton dau of John Houghton of Tabley
Burial 18 Dec 1723 Mary Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Wincham

1724/25
Baptism 30 May 1724 Mary Houghton dau of Isaac Houghton of Aston
1725/26
Baptism 9 Oct 1725 Sarah Houghton dau of George Houghton
1726/27 Hard to read
Baptism 28 Jan 1727 Isaac Houghton son of Isaac Houghton of Alston
1728/29
Burial 27 Oct 1728 George Houghton
1729/30
Baptism 24 Aug 1729 Mary Houghton dau of George Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 12 Apr 1730 Mary Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton of Crowley
Burial 14 Aug 1729 Margaret Houghton of Nether Tabley
Burial 25 Jan 1730 John Houghton son of Peter Houghton of Barterton(sic)
Burial 19 Feb 1730 Letitia Houghton of Pickmere

1730/31
Baptism 24 May 1730 Sarah Houghton dau of Isaac Houghton of Aston
Marr hard to read
1731
Baptism 14 May 1732 George Houghton son of George Houghton of Budworth
Burial 13 Aug 1731 Thomas Houghton son of Joseph Houghton
1732
Burial 14 Mar 1732 John Houghton of Nether Tabley
1733
Baptism 18 Nov 1733 Thomas Houghton son of Joseph Houghton
Marriage 9 Jul 1733 Samuel Oaks m. Ellen Houghton by Special Lic.
1734 very hard to read
1735/36
Baptism 21 Sep 1735 Sarah Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton
Baptism 25 Apr 1736 Thomas Houghton son of Isaac Houghton of Aston
Burial Oct 1735 Sarah Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton

1736/37
Baptism Dec 1736 Catherine Houghton dau of George Houghton of Seven Oaks
1737/38
Baptism 3 Jul 1737 Mary Pilling dau of James Pilling
1738 torn
Baptism 18 Jan 1739 Mary Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton of Fowley
Baptism 11 mar 1739 Joseph and Benjamin Houghton Twin sons of Isaac Houghton
1739
Baptism 28 Jun 1739 Elizabeth Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton of Crowley
1740-42
1742
Baptism 18 Apr 1742 William Houghton son of William Houghton
Baptism 27 Feb 1743 Sarah Houghton dau of Joseph Houghton
1743
Baptism 14 Aug 1743 George Houghton son of Isaac Houghton
1744
1745-48 Very hard to read
Burial 20 Feb 1748 ? Ann and Margaret Houghton daughters of Thomas Houghton Esq.
1749 Hard to read
1751 Impossible
1752
1753
Baptism 2 Jun 1753 Peter Houghton son of Peter Houghton
754
Marriage 26 Sep 1754 Ralph Houghton m. Ann Summerfield of Witton
by license witnesses: Peter Summerfield and Ralph Wilkinson

Marriage 17 Oct 1754 Isaac Houghton m. Ellen Gandy
by banns witnesses: Tatia Pickering and Ralph Wilkinson

1755
Baptism 3 Mar 1755 Ellen and Betty Houghton, wife and dau of Isaac Houghton of Antrobus
Baptism 9 Mar 1755 Betty Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Stretton
Baptism 3 Aug 1755 Thomas Ratcliffe son of Titus Ratcliffe of Antrobus
Burial 6 Mar 1755 Ellen Houghton wife of Isaac Houghton

1756
Marriage 20 Apr 1756 Thomas Houghton m. Elizabeth Halton

1757
Baptism 20 Nov 1757 Ann Houghton dau of Samuel Houghton of Coggshall
Baptism Nov 1757 Mary Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 10 Dec 1757 John Ratcliffe son of Titus Ratcliffe of Antrobus
Marriage 11 Sep 1757 George Crutchley m. Sarah Houghton
Witness: George Houghton

1758
Baptism 19 Nov 1758 Sarah Houghton dau of Isaac Houghton of Over Whitley
Baptism 17 Dec 1758 John Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Budworth

1759
Baptism 11 Jun 1759 Ellen Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Stretton
Baptism 30 Jul 1759 Thomas Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Appleton
Marriage Dec 1759 George Houghton m. Martha Jackson
1760
Baptism 12 Oct 1760 Thomas Houghton son of Ralph Houghton of Lower Tabley

1761
Baptism 25 Feb 1761 Mary Houghton dau of Isaac Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 8 Mar 1761 John Houghton son of George Houghton of Budworth

1762
Baptism 13 Apr 1762 Joseph Houghton son of Isaac Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 20 Apr of 1762 Sarah Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Appleton
Baptism 2 Jun 1762 Margaret Houghton dau of Ralph Houghton of Tabley

1763
Baptism 15 May 1763 Margaret Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley
Baptism 5 Jun 1763 Thomas Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Anderton
Baptism 13 Nov 1763 Nathan Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Budworth

1764
Marriage 6 Feb 1764 Joseph Houghton m. Ann Gar ??
Burial 3 Jan 1764 Mary Houghton wife of Isaac Houghton

1765
Baptism 17 Nov 1765 Mary Houghton dau of George Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 29 Nov 1765 Joseph Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Appleton
Marriage 30 July 1765 William Houghton marr. Elizabeth Maylam
Witness: George Houghton

1766
Baptism 23 Feb 1766 Mary Houghton daughter of William Houghton of Barnton
Baptism 23 Nov 1766 Sarah Houghton dau of Samuel Houghton of Lower Whitley

1767
Baptism 21 Jan 1767 Mary Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley
Burial 29 May 1767 Joseph Houghton of Crowton

1768
Marriage 5 Jul 1768 Benjamin Houghton m. Elizabeth ___ ?
Marriage 29 Dec 1768 George Houghton m. Mary War___ ?
Baptism 20 Sep 1768 Elizabeth Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Seven Oaks

1769
Baptism 23 Jan 1769 Mary Houghton dau of Benjamin Houghto of Budworth
Baptism 3 Dec 1769 William Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Seven Oaks
Burial 31 Mar 1769 Sarah Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Lower Whitley
Burial 23 May 1769 William Houghton son of Samuel Houghton of Lower Whitley

1770
Baptism 18 Feb 1770 George Houghton son of George Houghton of Budworth
Baptism 6 May 1770 John Houghton son of William Houghton of Anderton
Baptism 26 Aug 1770 Sarah Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley
Burial 20 Apr 1770 Isaac Houghton of Aston

1771
Burial Mar 1771 Peter Houghton son of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley

1772
Baptism 20 Feb 1772 Ralph Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Seven Oaks
Baptism 25 Feb 1772 Phebe Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley
Baptism 27 May 1772 James Houghton son of William Houghton of Anderton
Baptism 27 Aug 1772 Sarah Houghton dau of George Houghton of Budworth

1773 (blurry)
Baptism 28 Nov 1773 Sarah Houghton daug of William Houghton of Anderton

1774 very blurry

1775
Marriage Jan 1775 Peter Houghton, widower, marr Frances Deacon, widow.
Baptism 26 May 1775 Nancy Ratcliffe dau of James Ratcliffe of Appleton
Baptism 9 Jul 1775 Sally (?) Houghton dau of George Houghton of __?
Baptism 23 Nov 1775 Peter Houghton son of Peter Houghton of Over Whitley

1776

1777
Baptism 12 Jun 1777 Nancy Houghton dau of Thomas Houghton of Pickmere
Baptism 26 Jun 1777 Sarah Houghton dau of Samuel Houghton of Lower Whitley
rest of ‘77 hard to read

1778-1781 Very hard to read

1782
Baptism 19 Jan 1782 Peter Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Pickmere
Burial 30 Jan 1782 Ann Houghton of Hawlington Bath__ Coy Parish

1783
Baptism 31 Aug 1783 Isaac Houghton son of Peter Houghton of Antrobus
Marriage 27 Feb 1783 John Barnes marr. Ellen Houghton

1784 blurry

1785
Baptism 10 Jul 1785 James Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Dutton, Lanc
Burial 21 Jan Elizabeth Houghton
Burial 20 Jun 1785 Hilly (sic) Houghton dau of Peter Houghton

1786
Baptism 15 Oct 1786 Mary Houghton illig. Dau of Sarah Houghton of Anderton
Marriage 12 Jan 1786 Titus Ratcliffe m. Sarah Yarwood

1787
Baptism 26 Sep 1787 Martha Houghton dau of Peter Houghton of Manchester

1788
Burial 4 Feb 1788 Ann Houghton dau of John Houghton of Manchester

1789
Marriage 8 Dec 1789 Joseph Shallcross m. Martha Anderton
Burial 11 Jun 1789 William Houghton son of Peter Houghton

1790 very light
Marriage date? John Houghton of Witton m. Ellen French
Burial 26 Feb 1790 Betty Houghton wife of Benjamin Houghton of Aston

1791
Burial Sep 1791 George Houghton son of John Houghton of Manchester

1792

1793 hard to read

1794
Burial 2 Apr 1794 John Houghton son of Thomas Houghton of Croughton, Lanc

1795

1796
Baptism 14 May 1796 Elizabeth Houghton dau of Nathan Houghton of Manchester

1797
Marriage 27 Jan 1797 William Hatherstick m. Sarah Houghton
Baptism 21 May 1797 Mary dau of Titus and Sarah Ratcliffe of Over Whitley
Burial 7 Dec 1797 Martha Houghton wife of George Houghton of “Siftwich” (sic)

1798
Burial 4 Feb1798 Martha Houghton dau of George Houghton of Siftwich
Burial 22 Jun 1798 Thomas Houghton of Plumbley
Burial 13 Sep 1798 Nathan Houghton son of Nathan Houghton of Manchester
Marriage 21 Jun 1798 John Houghton marr Mary Garralt

1799
Burial 22 May 1799 Peter Houghton of Hulme
Burial 15 Oct 1799 Martha Houghton dau of Nathan Houghton of Manchester

1800 blurry
Burial 19 Jun 1800 Ellen Houghton of Northwich
Burial 7 Jul 1800 Martha Houghton of Budworth

1801
Baptism 12 Jul 1801 Ann Ratcliffe dau of Titus Ratcliffe of Seven Oaks

1802
Burial 31 Jan 1802 Ann Houghton of Knutsford

1803
Marriage 20 Feb 1803 Isaac Wright marr. Phoebe Houghton

1804 -1806 very hard to read
1806
Marriage 15 Jul 1806 Thomas Houghton marr. Sarah Davies

1807 Very hard to read

1808
Marriage 26 Apr 1808 Samuel Houghton m. Betty Burgess
Marriage 7 Jun 1808 John Houghton m. Betty Drinkwater

1809
Burial 30 Jun 1809 Frances Houghton of Whome (sic?) Lanc.

1810 very very light

1811 hard to read
Baptism 25 Aug 1811 Thomas Houghton son of Thomas and Sarah of Budworth

1812

1813 hard to read
Baptism 5 Sep 1813 Betty Houghton dau of Samuel and Betty of Comberbach
Burial 3 Apr 1813 Mary Houghton, age 70, of Crowton, Lanc (b. 1743)
Burial 30 May 1813 Elizabeth Houghton, age 52, of Manchester (b. 1761)

1814 hard to read
Baptism 28 Feb 1814 William Ratcliffe son of Sarah Ratcliffe of Seven Oaks

1815
Burial 27 Jul 1815 Thomas Houghton, age 7, of Comberbach (b. 1808)
Burial 14 Nov 1815 Betty Houghton, age 2, of Comberbach (see bp. In 1813)

1816 Very hard to read

1817

1818 Impossible to read
Burial 2 Mar 1818 ___ James?? Ratcliffe , age 32, of Antrobus (bur 1786)

1819

1820 hard to read
Burial 13 Nov 1820 Thomas Houghton of Crowton

1821

1822
Burial 29 Sep 1822 John Houghton, age 61, of Lower Whitley (b. 1761)

1823
Marriage 3 Mar 1823 Thomas Houghton marr. Mary Berry
Marriage 10 May 1823 William Houghton marr. Margaret Dalton
Baptism 23 Feb 1823 Ann Ratcliffe dau of Mary Ratcliffe of Seven Oaks
Baptism 9 Nov 1823 Elizabeth Houghton dau of Thomas and Mary Houghton
Of Aston, Miner
Burial 28 Oct 1823 Thomas Ratcliffe, age 11 mos, of Appleton

1824
Baptism 29 Aug 1824 John Houghton son of Samuel and Ann of Lower Whitley, Laborer
Baptism 19 Sep 1824 Samuel Ratcliffe son of Thomas and Betty of Stretton, Shoemaker

1825
Baptism 29 May 1825 John Houghton son of John and Nancy Houghton of Barnton, Flatman
Marriage 13 Jan 1825 James Pilling, bach, of Rostherne, marr. Mary Newton
Marriage 27 Dec 1825 Thomas Ratcliffe marr. Martha Matt__?
Burial 7 May 1825 James Ratcliffe , 11 mos, of Seven Oaks

1826
Baptism 19 Feb 1826 Harriet Houghton dau of Thomas and Mary of Budworth, Carpenter
Baptism 11 Jun 1826 James Houghton son of Samuel and Betty of Comberbach, Laborer

1827
Baptism 1 Apr 1827 Mary Ratcliffe dau of Thomas and Betty of Stretton, Shoemaker
Marriage 13 oct 1827 George Houghton marr. Elizabeth Jackson by License
Burial 29 May Thomas Houghton, age 92, of Gr. Budworth ( b. 1735)

1828

1829
Marriage 7 Apr 1829 Samuel Houghton of Comberbach marr. Ann Pratt by banns

1830
Baptism 28 Feb 1830 John Houghton son of Thomas and Mary, of Gr. Budworth, ship carpenter
Baptism 22 Aug 1830 James Houghton son of Jonathan and mary of Budworth, Laborer
Marriage 22 Nov 1830 Thomas Houghton marr. Ellen Avery

1831
Marriage 4 Apr 1831 John Houghton marr. Anne Jones by banns
Burial 26 Jun 1831 Sarah Ratcliffe, age 74, of Seven Oaks (b. 1757)

1832
Baptism 1 Jan 1832 Thomas Ratcliffe son of Thomas and Betty of Antrobus, shoemaker

1833
Burial 7 Mar 1833 Mary Houghton, age 11 mos, of Comberbach
Burial 6 Nov 1833 Thomas Houghton, age 12, of Comberbach (b. 1821)

1834

1835
Burial 25 Feb 1835 Elizabeth Houghton, 9 weeks, of Witton
Burial 3 Oct 1835 Robert Ratcliffe , age 47, of Antrobus (b. 1788)

1836

1837
Burial 13 Jan 1837 Margaret Houghton , age 19, of Gorton (b.1818)

1838
Baptism 24 Jun 1838 John Houghton son of Samuel and Ann of Gr. Budworth, Laborer
Burial 15 Aug 1838 Sarah Ratcliffe, age 80, servant of Seven Oaks (b. 1758)

1840
Burial 19 Jan 1840 Titus Ratcliffe, age 80, of Seven Oaks (b. 1760)
Burial 16 Apr 1840 John Ratcliffe, age 18, of Appleton (b. 1822)

1841
Baptism 9 May 1841 Mary Houghton dau of Samuel and Ann of Gr. Budworth, laborer

1842
Burial 2 Nov 1842 Elizabeth Houghton, age 84, of Warrington (b. 1758)

1843

1844-1869 Missing

1871
Burial 17 Dec 1871 Samuel Houghton, age 83, of Comberbach (b. 1788)

1877
Burial 30 Jul 1877 Samuel Houghton, age 66, of Comberbach (b. 1811)

1878
Burial 23 Jun 1878 Betty Houghton, age 91, of Comberbach (b. 1787)

1882
Burial 21 Jan 1882 Thomas Houghton, age 89, of Gr. Budworth (b. 1793)