Christleton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.
Other places in the parish include: Cotton Edmunds, Littleton, Rowton, Cotton Abbotts, and Cotton Abbott.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1697
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Chester St Oswald
- Guilden Sutton
- Chester St Paul
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHRISTLETON, a township and a parish in Great Boughton district, Cheshire. The township lies on the Ellesmere canal and on the Chester and Crewe railway, 2 miles ESE of Chester; and has a post office under Chester, and fairs on 8 March and 8 Sept. Acres, 1,465. Real property, £4,617. Pop., 698. Houses, 151. The parish includes also the townships of Littleton, Rowton, Cotton-Edmunds, and Cotton-Abbotts. Acres, 3,191. Real property, £8,437. Pop., 1, 006. Houses, 205. The manor belongs to J. B. Wood, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £900. Patron, the Rev. E. T. Evans. The church was built in 1738. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £13.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
- 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: Chester
- Poor Law Union: Great Boughton
- Hundred: Broxton
- Province: York