Padgate, Lancashire Family History Guide

Padgate is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1838 from Warrington St Elfin Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1838
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PADGATE, a village and a chapelry in Warrington parish, Lancashire. The village stands 1 mile N of the river Mersey at the boundary with Cheshire, and 2½ NE of Warrington r. station. The chapelry was constituted in 1844; and its post town is Warrington. Pop. in 1861, 1,510. Houses, 296. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patron, the Rector of Warrington.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Warrington
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Winwick
  • Poor Law Union: Warrington
  • Hundred: West Derby
  • Province: York