Guilden Sutton, Cheshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Great Boughton|
|Registration district||Great Boughton||1837 - 1869|
|Registration district||Chester||1870 - 1937|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Sutton, Guilden)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:
The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.