"HULME (CHURCH), a chapelry in that part of the parish of SANDBACH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (E. by N.) from Middlewich, containing 397 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Sandbach. Thomas Hall, Esq., in 1708, gave a rent-charge of £14 for the instruction of boys and girls, which, in 1713, he augmented with another of £4, 10., for clothing them. There is also a small sum, the gift of Josiah Dean, for teaching and apprenticing one boy." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Church Hulme was a township and chapelry in Sandbach ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7667), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was renamed Holmes Chapel in 1976.
- Includes the village of Holmes Chapel and part of the hamlet of Saltersford.
- The population was 314 in 1801, 555 in 1851, 866 in 1901, and 1460 in 1901.
For the period after 1976, see Holmes Chapel.
- Northwich (1828-99)
- Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
- Middlewich (1907-67)
- South East Cheshire (1967-74)
- Congleton (1974-1976)
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- Congleton Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
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