Little Budworth, Cheshire Family History Guide

Little Budworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1576

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUDWORTH (Little), a parish in Northwich district, Cheshire; on an affluent of the river Weaver, near Delamere forest, 4 miles NE by E of Tarporley, and 4½ SW by W of Hartford r. station. It has a post office under Tarporley. Acres, 2,762. Real property, £3,626. Pop., 582. Houses, 122. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £85. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The ancient church belonged to St. Mary’s nunnery in Chester; and the present one was built in 1798. Dodd’s almshouses have £130 from endowment; and other charities £62.

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: Northwich
  • 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: Northwich
  • Hundred: Eddisbury
  • Province: York