Bickerton, Cheshire Family History Guide

Bickerton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1840 from Malpas Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Duckington, Egerton, Larkton, Bulkeley, and Broxton.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1847
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1847

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Burwardsley
  • Coddington
  • Bunbury
  • Malpas
  • Harthill
  • Tilston
  • Farndon
  • Malpas St Chad
  • Tattenhall

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BICKERTON, a township and a chapelry in Malpas parish, Cheshire. The township lies 4 miles S of Beeston r. station, and 5 NE of Malpas; and has a post office under Whitchurch. Acres, 1,755. Real property, £2,062. Pop., 379. Houses, 82. Bickerton hill commands a fine view, and has yielded some Roman coins. The chapelry is more extensive than the township; and was constituted in 1843. Pop., 1,357. Houses, 276. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patrons, the Rectors of Malpas.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Nantwich
  • 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: Malpas
  • Poor Law Union: Nantwich
  • Hundred: Broxton
  • Province: York