Marthall, Cheshire Family History Guide

Marthall is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1840 from Rostherne Ancient Parish and Knutsford Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Little Warford.

Alternative names: Marthall cum Warford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1839
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1839

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MARTHALL, a township in Rostherne parish, and a chapelry partly also in Knutsford parish, Cheshire. The township lies 1 mile WNW of Chelford r. station, and 3½ SE by E of Knntsford. Acres, 1,733. Real property, £2,500. Pop., 253. Houses, 44. The chapelry was constituted in 1840, and is called Marthall-cum-Little Warford. Post town, Knutsford. Pop., 525. Houses, 100. Ollerton Hall was built in 1728, and is the seat of R. K. M ‘Gildowny, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £60. Patron, Lord Egerton. The church is a plain brick bnilding. There are an endowed school, and charities £4.

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: Altrincham
  • 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: Altrincham
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • Province: York