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NANTWICH

  • Nantwich was a township in Nantwich ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6552), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of The Barony, Newtown, Shrewbridge, Snow Hill, Vauxhall and Wych House Bank.
  • The population was 3463 in 1801, 5579 in 1851, 7722 in 1901, 8843 in 1951, and 12515 in 2001.

Cemeteries

  • Nantwich Cemetery, Whitehouse Lane. Opened 1897 (3 acres).

Churches

  • Nantwich: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Nantwich.
  • Barony: All Saints (Church of England). A chapel to Nantwich: St. Mary. Closed in 1971.
  • Nantwich: St. Anne (Roman Catholic). Founded in 1832.
  • Nantwich, Friends' Meeting House, Pillory Street. Founded in 17th century, closed in 1928. Registers 1776-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Baptist Union Chapel, Market Street. Founded in 1653, rebuilt in 1873.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Hospital Street. Built in 1808. Registers 1819-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Primitive), Welsh Row. Built in 1840.
  • Nantwich, Ebenezer Methodist Chapel (Free), Castle Street. Built in 1857, closed in 1908.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Primitive), Broad Lane. Built in 1864.
  • Nantwich, Wood Memorial Methodist Chapel (Primitive), The Barony. Built in 1881, closed in 1965. Registers 1920-1965 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Church, Pillary Street. Built in 1908, closed in 1966. Registers 1913-1965 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Unitarian Chapel, Hospital Street. Built in 1672, rebuilt in 1830. Records of baptisms 1894-1953, marriages 1896-1925 and deaths 1893-1925 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Unitarian Chapel (Baptist), Barker Street. Founded in 1700.
  • Nantwich, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Church Lane/Monks Lane. Founded in 1780, Built in 1842. Records of births/baptisms 1813-1955, marriages 1856-1934 and burials 1800-1905 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ652523 (Lat/Lon: 53.066782, -2.520808), Nantwich which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Urban District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1954)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)