Ringway, Cheshire Family History Guide

Ringway is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1722 from Bowdon Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Ringey

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1783
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1786

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RINGEY, or Ringway, a chapelry in Bowdon parish, Cheshire; adjacent to the river Bollin, 3 miles W of Hand forth r. station, and 3½ S E of Altrincham. It was constituted in 1863; and its post town is Altrincham, Cheshire. Pop., 650. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £118. Patron, Lord Egerton. The church was rebuilt in 1720, and was recently restored.

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