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"HASLINGTON, a chapelry in that part of the parish of BARTHOMLEY which is in the hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Sandbach, containing 985 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £200 royal bounty, and £1100 parliamentary grant. Sir J. Broughton, Bart, was patron in 1814. There is a place of worship for Independents." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Haslington was a township in Barthomley ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 7456), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 it was extended 1936 to include the hamlet of Wheelock Heath from Wheelock.
  • It includes the hamlets of Bradeley Fields, Clayhanger, Clay Lanes (part), Far Heath, Kents Green, Oakhanger, Radway Green (part) and Winterley.
  • The population was 677 in 1801, 1153 in 1851, 1791 in 1901, 3223 in 1951, and 6781 in 2001.


  • Barthomley: St. Bertoline (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Haslington.
  • Haslington: St. Matthew (Church of England). An ancient chapel to Barthomley: St. Bertroline, becoming the district church for Haslington in 1860.
  • Alsager: Christ Church (Church of England). The district church for part of Haslington from 1952.
  • Oakhanger: Chapel (Church of England). A chapel to Alsager, Christ Church.
  • Haslington, Baptist Union Chapel. Founded in 1884, the chapel was opened in 1887 and closed in 1971. Registers of marriages 1908-71 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Haslington, Free Gospel Mission. Built in 1870.
  • Haslington, Primative Methodist Chapel. Built in 1860. Rebuilt on new site in 1868


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    Winterley, Methodist Chapel
    (Primitive). Built in 1834.
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    Haslington, Methodist Chapel
    (Wesleyan). Built in 1909.
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    Haslington, United Reformed Church
    (Independent/Congregational). Built in 1810.

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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+)

* The part of the former civil parish of Wheelock, which was added to Haslington in 1936, remained in Congleton registration district until 1937.


Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained the hamlet of Wheelock Heath from Wheelock (128 acres, pop. 262 in 1931), and lost part to Monks Coppenhall (79 acres, pop. 13 in 1931)
  • 1990 April 1 — Gained part of Crewe Green

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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)
  • Crewe (1885-1974)