Birtles, Cheshire Family History Guide

Birtles is a chapelry of Prestbury Ancient Parish in Cheshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1890
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Macclesfield Christ Church
  • Capesthorne with Siddington
  • Alderley
  • Henbury

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BIRTLES, a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 2¾ miles W by N of Macclesfield r. station. Post Town, Alderley, under Congleton. Acres, 460. Real property, £980. Pop., 73. Houses, 11. Birtles Hall is the seat of T. Hibbert, Esq. A Roman urn and some other Roman relics have been found. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £50. Patron, T. Hibbert, Esq.

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: Macclesfield
  • 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: Macclesfield
  • Poor Law Union: Macclesfield
  • Hundred: Macclesfield
  • Province: York