Wistaston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1572
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1593
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WISTASTON, a parish, with a village, in Nantwich district, Cheshire; 2 miles WSW of Crewe r. station. Post town, Nantwich. Acres, 1,465. Real property, £3,031. Pop., 331. Houses, 59. The Manor-House is the seat of J. Hill, Esq.; and W. Hall, of E. D. Broughton, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £200. Patron, Mrs. Broughton. The church was built in 1828. There is a Church school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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: Nantwich
- Poor Law Union: Nantwich
- Hundred: Nantwich
- Province: York