Daresbury is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1738 from chapelry in Runcorn Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Preston on the Hill, Newton by Daresbury, Acton Grange, Hatton, Keckwick, and Moore.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1617
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Lower Whitley
- Aston by Sutton
- Great Budworth
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DARESBURY, a township-chapelry and a sub-district in Runcorn district, Cheshire. The chapelry is in Runcorn parish; lies on the Chester and Manchester railway, adjacent to the Bridgewater canal, 4¼ miles SW by S of Warrington; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Warrington. Acres, 599. Real property, £1,719. Pop., 136. Houses, 28. Daresbury Hall is a chief resideuce. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £175. Patron, G. Greenall, Esq. A school has £42 from endowment; and other charities £7. The subdistrict contains eight other townships of Runcorn parish, and one of Great Budworth. Acres, 8,963. Pop., 2,841. Houses, 511.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Runcorn
- 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: Frodsham
- Poor Law Union: Runcorn
- Hundred: Bucklow
- Province: York