Carrington, Cheshire Family History Guide

Carrington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1759 from chapelry in Bowdon Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Partington.1759

Alternative names: Bowden St George

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1759
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1876

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Eccles
  • Bowdon
  • Hollinfare
  • Warburton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CARRINGTON, a township-chapelry in Bowden parish, Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath r. station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. Acres, 2,333. Real property, £4,480. Pop., 521. Houses, 102. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Chester. Value, £375. Patron, the Earl of Stamford. The church is good. There are two Methodist chapels and a n. 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: Altrincham
  • 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: Frodsham
  • Poor Law Union: Altrincham
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • Province: York