CHEADLE HULME: All Saints (Church of England)

Church Road.

Church History

Founded in 1868 as the district church for parts of the townships of Cheadle Moseley, Cheadle Bulkeley, and Handforth cum Bosden (previously served by Cheadle: St. Mary). The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of All Saints, Cheadle Hulme" were described in the London Gazette on 4 August 1868:

"All that part of the parish of Cheadle, in the county of Chester, and in the diocese of Chester, wherein the present Incumbent of such parish now possesses the exclusive cure of souls, which is comprised within, and is bounded by an imaginary line commencing upon the boundary which divides the township of Stockport Etchells, in the parish of Saint Thomas, Stockport, in the said county and diocese from the parish of Cheadle aforesaid, at the point where Bradshaw Hall-lane crosses Bradshaw-brook, and extending thence northeastward along the middle of the said lane, to its junction with Windy-lane, and extending thence northward for a distance of two hundred yards or thereabouts, along the middle of the last named lane, to its junction with Turves-lane, and extending thence north-eastward along the middle of the last named lane, to the point where such lane is joined by Street- lane and by the road leading from Street-lane, over Lady-bridge to Stockport, and continuing thence still north-eastward along the middle of the last described road, to a point in the centre of Lady-bridge aforesaid, which carries the same road over Micker-brook, and extending thence south-eastward for a distance of six hundred and thirty yards or thereabouts, along the middle of the said brook thereby passing under the line of the Manchester and Birmingham Railway, to the boundary dividing the said parish of Cheadle from the township of Bramhall, in the parish of Saint Thomas, Stockport aforesaid, and extending thence generally southward along the last-mentioned boundary, to its junction on the south of Chip-hill, with the boundary dividing the township of Handforth-cum-Bosden, in the said parish of Cheadle, from the township of Cheadle Moseley in the same parish, and extending thence south-westward along the said township boundary (thereby following the watercourse which forms the south-eastern boundary of the closes numbered respectively 1008 and 1002 upon the Tithe Commutation map of the said township of Cheadle Moseley, and upon the map hereunto annexed) to the point where the same boundary impinges upon the south-eastern side of Tanpits-lane, and extending thence first northward to, and then southwestward along the middle of the last named lane, to its junction with Rogues-lane, and extending
thence north-westward along the middle of the last named lane, to its junction with Spath-lane, and extending thence westward along the middle of the last named lane, to a point in the centre of the bridge which carries the line of the said Manchester and Birmingham Railway over the. same lane, and extending thence north-eastward along the middle of the said line of railway, to a point in the centre of the bridge which carries Gill-lane over the same .line of railway, .and extending thence first westward, then northward, and then again westward along the middle of the last named lane, to its junction with the public footpath leading from the same lane to the turnpike-road leading from Wilmslow to Cheadle, otherwise called Long-lane, and extending thence westward for a distance of six hundred and ten yards or thereabouts along the middle of the same footpath to the boundary dividing the township of Stockport Etchells, in the parish of Saint Thomas, Stockport, from the parish of Cheadle as aforesaid, and extending thence in a direction generally northward along the same boundary to the. first described point where Bradshaw-lane crosses Bradshaw-brook as aforesaid, where the said imaginary line commenced."

The district was affected by the following boundary change:

  • 1958 February 25 — enlarged when the following area was transferred from Gatley: St. James the Apostle: ""All that part of the parish of Saint James, Gatley, which lies to the east of the middle of Wilmslow Road and to the south of the boundary which divides the parish of All Saints, Cheadle Hulme, from the parish of Cheadle"

Church Records

C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts

Original RegistersM 1869-1991 — Cheshire Record Office (P 268)
C from 1863 ; M from 1991 ; B from 1864 — Church
Copies and IndexesM 1869-2003 — Cheshire BMD (ST:ST66)
B 1864-2000 — National Burial Index
B 1864-2000 — published by North Cheshire Family History Society
Monumental InscriptionsPublished by North Cheshire Family History Society (edited by A. Clarke, 1993)

Explanatory NotesIndex of Churches