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  • Goostrey is a civil parish created in 1936 by the union of Goostrey cum Barnshaw and Blackden
  • It includes the hamlets of Barnshaw, Jodrell Bank (part), Shawcroft and Winterbottom.
  • The population was  794 in 1951, and 2201 in 2001.

For the period before 1936, see Goostrey cum Barnshaw and Blackden.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Goostrey 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

  • Congleton (1936-37)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Middlewich (1936-1967)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Congleton (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Goostrey has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ776700 (Lat/Lon: 53.226553, -2.337000), Goostrey which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Congleton Rural District (1936-74)
  • Congleton (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1936-74)