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"NANTWICH, a parish in the hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, comprising the market-town of Nantwich, and the townships of Alvaston, Leighton, and Woolstanwood, and containing 5333 inhabitants, of which number, 4661 are in the town of Nantwich, 20 miles (S. E. by E.) from Chester, and 164 (N. W.) from London, on the road to Chester. ... More" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Nantwich, also  a township in Nantwich ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6552), became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of The Barony, Newtown, Shrewbridge, Snow Hill, Vauxhall and Wych House Bank.
  • The population was 3463 in 1801, 5579 in 1851, 7722 in 1901, 8843 in 1951, and 12515 in 2001.


  • Nantwich: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Nantwich.
  • Barony: All Saints (Church of England). A chapel to Nantwich: St. Mary. Closed in 1971.
  • Nantwich: St. Anne (Roman Catholic). Founded in 1832.
  • Nantwich, Friends' Meeting House, Pillory Street. Founded in 17th century, closed in 1928. Registers 1776-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Baptist Union Chapel, Market Street. Founded in 1653, rebuilt in 1873.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Hospital Street. Built in 1808. Registers 1819-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Primitive), Welsh Row. Built in 1840.
  • Nantwich, Ebenezer Methodist Chapel (Free), Castle Street. Built in 1857, closed in 1908.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Chapel (Primitive), Broad Lane. Built in 1864.
  • Nantwich, Wood Memorial Methodist Chapel (Primitive), The Barony. Built in 1881, closed in 1965. Registers 1920-1965 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Methodist Church, Pillary Street. Built in 1908, closed in 1966. Registers 1913-1965 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Unitarian Chapel, Hospital Street. Built in 1672, rebuilt in 1830. Records of baptisms 1894-1953, marriages 1896-1925 and deaths 1893-1925 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Nantwich, Unitarian Chapel (Baptist), Barker Street. Founded in 1700.
  • Nantwich, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Church Lane/Monks Lane. Founded in 1780, Built in 1842. Records of births/baptisms 1813-1955, marriages 1856-1934 and burials 1800-1905 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Nantwich 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

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A Transcription for Nantwich from Samuel Lewis - A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831)



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Historical Geography

Places in Nantwich ancient parish with separate pages

AlvastonLeighton (near Nantwich)NantwichWillaston (near Nantwich)WistastonWoolstanwood


You can see the administrative areas in which Nantwich 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 Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Urban District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1954)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)