Wettenhall, Cheshire Family History Guide

Wettenhall is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Over Ancient Parish.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1824
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1824

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WETTENHALL, a township-chapelry in Over parish, Cheshire; 2½ miles NNE of Calveley r. station, and 5 E by S of Tarporley. It has a post-office under Middlewich. Acres, 1,954. Real property, £2,365. Pop., 263. Houses, 46. The manor belongs to W. Tollemache, Esq. W. Hall was the seat of the Wettenhall family, and is now a farmhouse. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £75. Patron, the Vicar of Over. The church is plain. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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: 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: Middlewich
  • Poor Law Union: Nantwich
  • Hundred: Eddisbury
  • Province: York