Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for CHOLMONDESTON

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.


"CHOLMONDSTONE, a township in the parish of ACTON, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, GREAT BUDWORTH 4½ miles (N. by W.) from Nantwich, containing 208 inhabitants. Thomas Fillcock left a small bequest for teaching poor children." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Cholmondeston (pronounced Chumston) was a township in Acton ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6358), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 168 in 1801, 186 in 1851, 162 in 1901, 172 in 1951, and 153 in 2001.


  • Acton: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Cholmondeston.
  • Worleston: St. Oswald (Church of England). The district church for Cholmondeston from 1873.
  • Cholmondeston, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built by 1850, closed in 1972. Registers of marriages 1914-69 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Acton area or see them printed 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

You can see pictures of CHOLMONDESTON which are provided by:



Ask for a calculation of the distance from CHOLMONDESTON to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

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


Politics and Government

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

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Crewe (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)