Congleton St Peter, Cheshire Family History Guide

Congleton St Peter is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Cheshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Astbury Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1719
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1745

Nonconformists include: Countess of Huntingdon Methodist, General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Methodist New Connexion, Presbyterian Unitarian, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Congleton, Cheshire Family History Guide


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