Lostock Gralam is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1842 from Great Budworth Ancient Parish and Witton Ecclesiastical Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Hulse, Lach Dennis, Lostock Green, Rudheath, and Wincham.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1844
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1892
Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
LOSTOCK-GRALAM, a village and a township in Great Budworth parish, and a chapelry partly also in Davenham parish, Cheshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Weaver, adjacent to the Altrincham and Northwich railway, 2 miles ENE of Northwich; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Knutsford. The township contains also the hamlet of Lostock-Green, and comprises 1,706 acres. Real property, £3,654. Pop., 467. Houses, 97. The manor belonged anciently to the family of Hame; passed to Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester; was given by him to Hugh de Runchamp, whose son Gralam assumed from it the name of Lostock: passed from the Lostocks to the Holfords: went afterwards to the Brookes; and belongs now to W. L. Brooke, Esq. The chapelry includes also the townships of Wincham, Hulse, and Lach-Dennis, and part of the lordship of Rudheath; and was constituted in 1844. Pop., 1,294. Houses, 273. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patron, the Incumbent of Witton. The church is a brick edifice of 1844; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel. A Wesleyan chapel is at Lostock-Green; and a national school is near the church.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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: Frodsham
- Poor Law Union: Northwich
- Hundred: Northwich
- Province: York