Buglawton, Cheshire Family History Guide

Buglawton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1841 from chapelry in Astbury Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Eaton.

Alternative names: Bugawton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1839
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1893

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUGLAWTON, a township-chapelry in Astbury parish, Cheshire; on the river Dane and the North Stafford railway, 2 miles NE of Congleton. Post Town, Congleton. Acres, 2,852. Real property, £8,127. Pop., 2,014. Houses, 411. B. Hall is the seat of the Pearsons. There are several silk-mills and a cotton-mill. The living is a p. curacy in the dio. of Chester. Value, £160. Patron, the Rector of Astbury. The church is good. There are two Methodist chapels and a national school.

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: Congleton
  • 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: Middlewich
  • Poor Law Union: Congleton
  • Hundred: Northwich
  • Province: York