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Guilden Sutton, Cheshire

Historical Description

Guilden Sutton or Sutton Guilden, a village and a parish in Cheshire. The village is 1 mile from Mickle Trafford station on the L. & N.W. and Cheshire Lines railways, and 3 E of Chester. Post town, Chester. The parish comprises 974 acres; population, 269. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £157 with residence. Patron, Lord Stanley of Alderley, who is lord of the manor. The church was restored in 1890. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Poor Law unionGreat Boughton 
Registration districtGreat Boughton1837 - 1869
Registration districtChester1870 - 1937

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Guilden Sutton from 1837 to 1869 you should search for the Great Boughton Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Guilden Sutton from 1870 to 1937 you should search for the Chester Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Guilden Sutton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Guilden Sutton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.

CountyCheshire West and Chester
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCH3
Post TownChester