Grappenhall, Cheshire Family History Guide

Grappenhall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1574
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1596

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Thelwall
  • Latchford St James
  • Lymm
  • Great Budworth
  • Padgate

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRAPPENHALL, a township and a parish in the district of Warrington and county of Chester. The township lies on the Bridgewater canal, near the North-western railway and the river Mersey, 2¾ miles SE by S of Warrington; and has a post office under Warrington. Acres, 1,540. Real property, £5,566. Pop., 701. Houses, 139. The parish includes also the township of Latchford, and contains 2,550 acres. Real property, £14,438. Pop., 3,586. Houses, 712. The property is subdivided. G. Hall and the Heys are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £542. Patron, the Rev. T. Greenall. The church was built in 1539. The two vicarages of Latchford are separate benefices. There two dissenting chapels, a national school, and charities £18.

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: Warrington
  • 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: Warrington
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • Province: York