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"PICKMERE, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (N.E.) from Northwich, containing 217 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Pickmere was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6977), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 148 in 1801, 242 in 1851, 203 in 1901, 411 in 1951, and 541 in 2001.


  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Pickmere.
  • Pickmere, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Founded in 1770. Registers 1811-1839 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Pickmere area or see them printed 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 (1828-1906)
  • Northwich (1906-74)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Lost part to Wincham (18 acres, pop. 21 in 1931)

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

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)