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"BEXTON, a township in the parish of KNUTSFORD, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 1 mile (S. S. E.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 69 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Bexton was a township in Knutsford ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7477), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 49 in 1801, 87 in 1851, 124 in 1901, 11 in 1951, and 9 in 2001.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Knutsford area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Lost part to Knutsford (236 acres, pop. 118 in 1931)
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ753784 (Lat/Lon: 53.301956, -2.372107), Knutsford which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95)
  • Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)