Antrobus is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1848 from Great Budworth Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1848
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848
Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ANTROBUS, a township and a chapelry in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire. The township lies 3 miles NE of Acton r. station, and 4½ NW of Northwich. Acres, 2,086. Real property, £4,233. Pop. 514. Houses, 99. Pop. of the chapelry, 673. Post Town, Northwich. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Great Budworth. The church was built in 1848, and improved in 1863. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
ANTROBUS, a township, in the parish of Great Budworth, union of Runcorn, hundred of Bucklow, N. division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (N. N. W.) from Northwich; containing 489 inhabitants. Antrobus Hall and demesne belonged to the family of Antrobus from an early period till the reign of Henry IV., when it was sold to the Venables family, who resided here for many generations. The estate was purchased in 1808 of Edward Townshend, Esq., of Chester, by Edmond Antrobus, Esq., a descendant of the former proprietors, and is now the property of Sir Edmund W. Antrobus, Bart. The township comprises 1947 acres, of which 308 are common or waste land; the soil is clay and moss.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Runcorn
- 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: Frodsham
- Poor Law Union: Runcorn
- Hundred: Bucklow
- Province: York