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  • Alderley Edge is a civil parish (SJ 8478) created in 1894 from the urban part of Chorley (near Wilmslow).
  • It includes the hamlets of Belmont, Elm Grove and The Ryleys.
  • The population of Alderley Edge was 2223 in 1901, 3689 in 1951, and 4409 in 2001.

For the period before 1894, see Chorley (near Wilmslow).



  • Chorley, St. Philip (Church of England). A district church for part of Alderley Edge from 1894.
  • Lindow: St. John the Evangelist (Church of England). A district church for part of Aldelrey Edge from 1894.
  • Alderley Edge: St. Pius X (Roman Catholic). Built in 1946.
  • Alderley Edge, Baptist Chapel. Brook Lane. Founded in 1890.
  • Alderley Edge, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1863. Registers of baptisms 1863-1979 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

See also Chorley.

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


Civil Registration

  • Macclesfield (wholly, 1894-1936 ; partly 1936-37) *
  • Bucklow (partly, 1936-37 ; wholly, 1937-74) *
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

* The area of the former civil parish of Bollinfee, which became part of Alderley Edge in 1936, remained in Bucklow registration district until 1937.


Court Records

  • Prestbury (1894-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Alderley Edge Urban District (1894-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Macclesfield (1894-1930)

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1894-1970)
  • Macclesfield (1970-74)