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"OLLERTON, a township in the parish of KNUTSFORD, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (S, E.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 246 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Ollerton was a township in Knutsford ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7876), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 244 in 1801, 300 in 1851, 270 in 1901, 228 in 1951, and 323 in 2001.


  • Knutsford: St. John the Baptist (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Ollerton.
  • Marthall: All Saints (Church of England). The district church for Ollerton from 1840.
  • Ollerton, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Founded in 1886. Registers 1908-1972 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)