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SANDBACH

"SANDBACH, a parish, county palatine of CHESTER, comprising the market-town of Sandbach, the chapelries of Church-Hulme, and Goostrey with Barnshaw, and the townships of Arclid, Blackden, Bradwell, Cotton, Cranage, Leese, Twemlow, Wheelock, and a small portion of Rudheath, in the hundred of NORTHWICH, and the townships of Bechton and Hassall, in that of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, and containing 6369 inhabitants, of which number, 2905 are in the town of Sandbach, 26 miles (E. by S.) from Chester, and 162 (N.W.) from London. ... More" " [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

"DEAN (HILL), a hamlet in that part of the parish of SANDBACH which is in the hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 1½ mile (S. E. by E.) from Sandbach, with which the population is returned." [From Samuel LewisA Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Sandbach, also a township in Sandbach ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7560), became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Boothlane Head, Brickhouses, Ettiley Heath, Forge Fields, Hindheath. Elworth and Marsh Green were transferred from Bradwall in 1936.
  • The population was 1844 in 1801, 4659 in 1851, 5558 in 1901, 9253 in 1951, and 17630 in 2001.
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Cemeteries

  • Sandbach Cemetery, The Hill. Opened 1934.

Churches

  • Sandbach: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Sandbach.
  • Wheelock: Christ Church (Church of England). The district church for part of Sandbach from 1843.
  • Elworth: St. Peter (Church of England). The district church for part of Sandbach from 1847.
  • Sandbach Heath: St. John the Evangelist (Church of England). The district church for part of Sandbach from 1861.
  • Sandbach: St. Winefride (Roman Catholic), Middlewich Road. Built in 1865, rebuilt in 1813.
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    Sandbach, Methodist Chapel
    (Wesleyan). Founded in 1788 on Middlewich Road, rebuilt in 1871 in Wesley Avenue. Registers 1834-1838 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Sandbach, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1832 on Union Street, rebuilt in 1857 in Wells Street, closed in 1950. Registers 1911-1946 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Sandbach, Providence Methodist Chapel (Free), Bradwall Road. Built in 1839, closed in 1964. Registers 1863-1964 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Sandbach Heath, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1851, closed in 1902.
  • Sandbach, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1882.
  • Ettiley Heath, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1888.
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    Sandbach, United Reformed Church
    (Independent/Congregational), Hope Street. Built in 1807. Registers 1799-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

For churches and chapels in the areas added in 1936, see also Bradwall, Elton (near Sandbach) and Wheelock.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sandbach area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

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

  • Northwich (1828-99)
  • Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
  • Sandbach (1907-67)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Congleton (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)
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Description and Travel

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Directories

Transcription for Sandbach from Samuel Lewis - A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831)

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Places associated with Sandbach ancient parish with separate pages

 

You can see the administrative areas in which SANDBACH 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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Politics and Government

  • Sandbach Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Sandbach Urban District (1894-1974)
  • Congleton (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1948)
  • Knutsford (1949-54)
  • Crewe (1955-74)