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Pulford, Cheshire

Historical Description

Pulford, a village, a township, and a parish in Cheshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Dee, at the boundary with Denbighshire, 1½ mile NE of Rossett station on the G.W.R., and 5 S by W of Chester, and has a post office under Wrexham; money order and telegraph office, Rossett. The township comprises 1184 acres; population, 298. The ecclesiastical parish contains also the township of Poulton, and comprises 2589 acres; population, 468. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester; net value, £118 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Westminster. The church was built on the site of a very ancient one in 1833 and rebuilt in 1884.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishPulford St. Mary 
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 Pulford from 1837 to 1869 you should search for the Great Boughton Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Pulford from 1870 to 1937 you should search for the Chester Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pulford from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Pulford 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 districtCH4
Post TownChester