North Rode, Cheshire Family History Guide

North Rode is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1846 from Prestbury Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1846
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1846

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RODE (North) a township-chapelry in Prestburyparish, Cheshire; on the river Dane, and on the North Staffordshire railway, at the junction of the Churnet Valley railway, 4¾ miles S by W of Macclesfield. It has a station with telegraph at the railway-junction; and its post-town is Congleton. Acres, 1,520. Real property, £2,623. Pop., 285. Houses, 54. The manor belongs to the Rev. J. Daintry. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £150. Patron, the Rev. J. Daintry. The church was built in 1846; and is in the early English style, with a tower. There is an endowed school, with £20 a year.

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: 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