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 PARTINGTON

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.


"PARTINGTON, a township in the parish of BOWDON, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 5 miles (N. W.) from Altrincham, containing 434 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Independents. The village is situated on the navigable river Mersey, where are extensive paper-mills, a mill-board manufactory, a large corn-mill, and two tan-yards." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Partington was a township in Bowdon ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7191), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • Since 1974 it has been part of the county of Greater Manchester.
  • The population was 358 in 1801, 485 in 1851, 587 in 1901, 957 in 1951, and 7327 in 2001.


  • Bowdon: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Partington.
  • Carrington: St. George (Church of England). A chapelry in Bowdon parish from 1759, serving the township of Partington.
  • Partington: St. Mary the Virgin (Church of England). The district church for Partington from 1884.
  • Partington, Our Lady of Lourdes, Chapel Lane (Roman Catholic). Opened 1957.
  • Partington, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1843, rebuilt in 1861.
  • Partington, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational). Built in 1714, closed in 1951. Registers 1815-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bowdon area or see them printed on a map.


Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Trafford [Greater Manchester] (1974+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-74)
  • Altrincham (1874-1974)
  • Trafford (1974+)

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of PARTINGTON which are provided by:



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

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

  • 1920 April 1 — Gained part of Irlam, Lancashire (33 acres, pop. 0 in 1921), and lost parts to Irlam, Lancashire (70 acres, pop. 0 in 1921) and Rixton with Glazebrook, Lancashire (6 acres, pop. 0 in 1921), when the boundary with the county of Lancashire was altered to follow the course of the Manchester Ship Canal

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


Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Trafford Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1945)
  • Bucklow (1945-48)
  • Knutsford (1949-74)