Opened 1884 as the district church for part of the township of Sale (previously served by Sale: St. Anne). The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Saint Paul Sale" were described in the London Gazette on 31 December 1884:
"All that part of the new parish (sometime particular district) of Saint Anne, Sale, in the county of Chester and in the diocese of Chester which is bounded upon the north by the new parish of Saint Matthew Stretford in the county of Lancaster and in the diocese of Manchester or in other words by the county boundary; upon the north-west by certain detached and isolated portions of the parish of Bowdon and of the parish of Ashton-upon-Mersey both in the said county of Chester and in the diocese of Chester aforesaid, or in other words by Washway-road, and by Cross-street; upon the south-west by the new parish of Saint John Baguley in the last-named county and diocese, or in other words by Marslands-road; and upon the remaining side that is to say upon the south-east by an imaginary line commencing upon the boundary which divides the said new parish of Saint John Baguley from the new parish of Saint Anne Sale aforesaid at a point in the middle of Marslands Bridge which carries Marslands-road aforesaid over the Duke of Bridgewater's Canal and extending thence north-eastward along the middle of the said canal for a distance of one mile and thirty-four chains or thereabouts to the county boundary which divides the said new parish of Saint Anne, Sale from the new parish of Saint Matthew Stretford aforesaid."
C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts
|Original Registers||C from 1881 ; M from 1885 — Church|