Chadkirk, Cheshire Family History Guide

Chadkirk is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1745 from part of Romiley chapelry in Stockport St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Romiley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1748
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1790

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROMILEY, or Chadkirk, a village and a township-chapelry in Stockport parish, Cheshire. The village stands on the Peak Forest canal, adjacent to the Manchester, Hyde, and New Mills railway, 4 miles E by N of Stockport; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Stockport. The chapelry comprises 2, 290 acres. Real property, £6, 817; of which £30 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 1, 364; in 1861, 1, 468. Houses, 308. The property is much subdivided. Oak-wood Hall is the seat of L. Heyworth, Esq. There are two cotton-mills and extensive print-works. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patron, the Rector of Stockport. The church was built in 1865. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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: Stockport
  • 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: Stockport
  • Hundred: Macclesfield
  • Province: York