Burleydam, Cheshire Family History Guide

Burleydam is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1738 from Wrenbury Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Burley Dam

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1770
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1869

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURLEY-DAM, a chapelry in Acton parish, Cheshire; on the verge of the county, 3½ miles SSE of Wrenbury r. station, and 4½ E by N of Whitchurch. It has a post office under Whitchurch. The statistics are returned with Acton. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £100. Patron, Viscount Combermere.

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