Wincle is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1725 from chapelry in Prestbury Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1803
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WINCLE, a township and a chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 2¾ miles ENE of Boslay r. station, and 5¼ SSE of Macclesfield. Post town, Macclesfield. Acres, 1,980. Real property, £3,120. Pop., 343. Houses, 70. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £116. Patron, the Vicar of Prestbury. The church was mainly built in 1647, but has a very ancient chancel. There is a parochial school, rebuilt in 1865.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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