Macclesfield Forest with Wildboarclough Family History Guide

Macclesfield Forest with Wildboarclough is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1737 from Prestbury Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Lyme Handley, Kettleshulme, Wildboarclough, Wildboar Clough, Upton, and Tytherington.

Alternative names: Macclesfield Forest

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1675
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1812

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See Macclesfield, Cheshire Family History Guide  


County: Cheshire
Civil Registration District: Macclesfield
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: Macclesfield
Poor Law Union: Macclesfield
Hundred: Macclesfield
Province: York