Malpas St Chad, Cheshire Family History Guide

Malpas St Chad is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1824 from Malpas Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Bradley, Hampton, Chidlow, Macefen, Bickley, and Agden.

Alternative names: Tushingham, Tushingham cum Grindley, Tushingham with Grindley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1861
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1861

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

Malpas St Chad

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHAD, or Chadd (St.), a chapelry in Malpas parish, Cheshire; on the verge of the county, 3½ miles NNW of Whitchurch r. station. Post Town, Whitchurch. Statistics, with the parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £140. Patrons, the Rectors of Malpas. The church was built in 1863.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

CHAD, ST., a chapelry, in the parish of Malpas, union of Wrexham, Higher division of the hundred of Broxton, S. division of the county of Chester, 2¾ miles (E. by S.) from Malpas, and on the road between Tushingham and Hampton. This place, called in Webb’s Itinerary Chad-wick, had, probably, a chapel at a very ancient date, for the Chapel-field is mentioned in a deed of 1349: the present structure was built in 1689, principally by a benefaction of John Dod, mercer and citizen, of London. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £144; patron, the Rector of Malpas.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Chidlow

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHIDLOW, a township in Malpas parish, Cheshire; 2 miles SSE of Malpas. Acres, 152. Real property, £234. Pop., 18. Houses, 2.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Tushingham cum Grindley

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TUSHINGHAM-CUM-GRINDLEY, a township in Malpas parish, Cheshire; 2 miles ESE of Malpas. Acres, 1,292. Real property, £2,275. Pop., 324. Houses, 62. T. House is the seat of J. Vernon, Esq. There are a church built in 1863, and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Malpas, 1851-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Cholmondeley, 1601-1868 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Cholmondeley (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Bishop’s transcripts for Malpas, 1584-1893 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Bishop’s transcripts, St. Chad’s Church, Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Cheshire, 1861-1872 Author: Church of England. St. Chad’s Church (Tushingham-cum-Grindley, Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Church records, 1819-1837 Author: Malpas Chapel (Cheshire : Independent)

A copy of the registers of the marriages, christenings and burials at St. Oswald’s Church, Malpas, in the county of Cheshire : from 1561 to 1812 Author: Dod, John Cadogen Wolley; James, John T.; James, Janet M.; Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire)

Malpas, Cheshire, England, [list of marriages] 1561-1927 : parish church marriages Author: Hayes, Dafydd; Masters, Ray

Parish chest materials, 1692-1850 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire)

Parish registers for Malpas, 1561-1951 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Parish registers for Threapwood, 1817-1989 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Threapwood (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Parish registers of Bickerton, 1847-1960 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bickerton (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

St. Oswald, Malpas, marriages, 1561-1837 Author: Bennett, John; Dod, John Cadogen Wolley; Family History Society of Cheshire; Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire)

Computer printout of Malpas, Independent, Chesh., Eng

Parish register printouts of Malpas, Cheshire, England (Independent) ; christenings, 1819-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Civil registration

Registers of births at the Wrenbury sub-district in the Nantwich Poor Law Union, 1872-1909 Author: Great Britain. Poor Law Union (Nantwich, Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

History - Periodicals

Malpas history Author: Hayns, David; Malpas Field Club History Group

Manors - Court records

Court Baron rolls, 1695 Author: Manor of Malpas. Court (Cheshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Overseers’ accounts, 1822-1868 Author: Bickerton (Cheshire)

Parish chest materials, 1692-1850 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Malpas (Cheshire)

Town books, 1818-1846 Author: Broxton (Cheshire : township)

Probate records

The wills and Inventories of the ancient parishes of Malpas, Tilston and Shocklach and their townships in the county of Chester : from 1603 to 1625 Author: Pearson, Mary

Taxation

Land tax assessments for Malpas, 1784-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cheshire); Cheshire Record Office

Overseers’ accounts, 1822-1868 Author: Bickerton (Cheshire)

Sheriff’s poll book of Malpas, Cheshire, 1837, 1841

Town books, 1818-1846 Author: Broxton (Cheshire : township)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Nantwich
  • 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: Malpas
  • Poor Law Union: Wrexham
  • Hundred: Broxton
  • Province: York