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  • Wheelock was a township in Sandbach ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7559), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Sandbach and Haslington.
  • It included the hamlet of Wheelock Heath.
  • The population was 189 in 1801, 548 in 1851, and 685 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Sandbach and Haslington.


  • Sandbach: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Wheelock.
  • Wheelock: Christ Church (Church of England). The district church for part of Wheelock from 1843.
  • Click for photo of churchWheelock, Baptist Chapel. Wheelock Heath.
  • Wheelock, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1868.
  • Click for photo of churchWheelock, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). ReBuilt in 1874.
  • Wheelock, Congregational Church. Founded in 1824.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wheelock 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 (1837-1936)

Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-1907)
  • Sandbach (1907-36)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Haslington (128 acres, pop. 262 in 1931) and Sandbach (562 acres, pop. 494 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Wheelock 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 SJ750592 (Lat/Lon: 53.129357, -2.375098), Wheelock which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Congleton Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Congleton Rural District (1894-1936)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1936)