Woodhead is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cheshire, created in 1724 from Mottram in Longendale Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1782
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1816
Nonconformists include: Calvinistic Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WOODHEAD, a chapelry, with a r. station, in Mottram-in-Longendale parish, Cheshire; on the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 5 miles NE of Glossop. Post town. Tintwistle, under Manchester. Pop., 254. The property is all in one estate. Reservoirs of the Manchester water-works are here, with an aggregate area of 401 acres. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £102. Patron, J. Tollemache, Esq. The church is plain.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Ashton under Lyne
- 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: Ashton Under Lyne
- Hundred: Macclesfield
- Province: York