Church Hulme, Cheshire Family History Guide

Church Hulme is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1733 from chapelry in Sandbach Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Cranage.

Alternative names: Holmes Chapel

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1613
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1576

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHURCH-HULME, a township-chapelry and a sub-district, in Congleton district, Cheshire. The chapelry lies on the river Dane, and on the Manchester and Birmingham railway, 6½ miles WNW of Congleton; is in the parish of Sandbach; bears also the name of Holmes-Chapel; and has a station of that name on the railway, and a post office of the same name under Middlewich. Acres, 864. Real property, £2,741. Pop., 573. Houses, 125. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patron, the Vicar of Sandbach. The church is old but good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £16. The sub-district contains six townships of Sandbach parish, two other parishes, and part of another. Acres, 12,600. Pop., 2,514. Houses, 485.

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