Warburton, Cheshire Family History Guide

Warburton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1611
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

Nonconformists include: Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WARBURTON, a parish in Altrincham district, Cheshire; on the rivers Mersey and Bollin, adjacent to Heatley and W. r. station, 5 miles WNW of Altrincham. It has a post-office under Warrington, an iron bridge of 1865, and a large flour mill. Acres, 1,747. Real property, £4,170. Pop., 484. Houses, 89. The manor belongs to R. E. E. Warburton, Esq. A Premonstratensian priory anciently stood here; and was annexed, in 1271, to Cockersand abbey. The living is a rectory, annexed to Lymm. The church is an ancient timber edifice, and was recently restored. There is a national school.

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


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  • 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