Barrow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.
Other places in the parish include: Great Barrow and Little Barrow.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1572
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1596
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.
- Guilden Sutton
- Thornton le Moors
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BARROW, a parish in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; on a stream which goes northward to the Mersey, 3½ miles S of Dunham r. station, and 5 ENE of Chester. It includes the townships of Great Barrow and Little Barrow; and has fairs on 22 June and 22 Dec.: and its Post Town is Tarvin, under Chester. Acres, 2,916. Real property, £4,951. Pop., 623. Houses, 118. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £263. Patron, Lord H. Cholmondeley. The church is early English. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school built in 1865, and charities £9.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
- 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: Chester
- Poor Law Union: Great Boughton
- Hundred: Eddisbury
- Province: York