Coppenhall, Cheshire Family History Guide

Coppenhall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

Other places in the parish include: Monk’s Coppenhall, Monks Coppenhall, and Church Coppenhall.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:


  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1579

Crewe Christ Church

  • Parish registers: 1846
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

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

Adjacent Parishes

  • Nantwich
  • Leighton with Minshull
  • Warmingham
  • Wybunbury
  • Wistaston
  • Barthomley
  • Haslington

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COPPENHALL, two townships and a parish in Nantwich district, Cheshire. Church-Coppenhall township lies on the North-Western railway, 1½ mile NNW of Crewe r. station, and 5 NE of Nantwich. Acres, 1,530. Real property, £2,987. Pop., 822. Houses, 175. Monks-Coppenhall township lies round the junction of railways at Crewe station; and includes the town of Crewe. Acres, 1,318. Real property, £15,532. Pop., 8,159. Houses, 1,473. The parish consists wholly of these two townships. Post town, Crewe. Real property, £18,519. Pop., in 1841, 747; in 1861, 8,981. Houses, 1,648. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £216. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The church was rebuilt in 1851; and is a brick edifice, with a tower. The p. curacy of Crewe is a separate benefice.

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: Nantwich
  • 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: Nantwich
  • Poor Law Union: Nantwich
  • Hundred: Nantwich
  • Province: York