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  • Knutsford was a civil parish (SJ 7578) created in 1895 by uniting Knutsford Nether and Knutsford Over civil parishes.
  • The population was 5172 in 1901, 6617 in 1951, and 12656 in 2001.

For the period before 1895, see Knutsford Nether and Knutsford Over.


  • Knutsford: St. John the Baptist (formerly dedicated to St. Helena) (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the townships of Knutsford Nether and Knutsford Over.
  • Toft: St. John the Evangelist (Church of England). A district church for part of Knutsford Nether from 1855.
  • Knutsford: St. Cross (Church of England). From 1860 the district church for the township of Knutsford Over, and part of the township of Knutsford Nether.
  • Knutsford: St. Vincent de Paul (Roman Catholic). Founded in 1851.
  • Knutsford, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Princess Street. Founded in 1797, Built in 1865. Registers 1801-1942 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Knutsford, Unitarian Chapel, Brook Street. Built in 1688. Registers of births/baptisms 1827-72, marriages 1840-72 and burials 1827-72 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Knutsford, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Brook Street. Built in 1806, closed in 1938. Records of baptisms, marriages and burials 1904-1937 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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 (1895-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Knutsford 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 SJ753784 (Lat/Lon: 53.301956, -2.372107), Knutsford which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Knutsford Urban District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bucklow (1895-1930).

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1895-1974)