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Ringway, Cheshire

Historical Description

Ringway, a hamlet in the township of Hale, and an ecclesiastical parish in Bowdon parish, Cheshire, adjacent to the river Bollin, 2 miles E of Ashley station on the Altrincham and Chester section of the Cheshire Lines railway, and 3½ SE of Altrincham. Post town, Altrincham; money order and telegraph office, Peel Causeway. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1863. Population, 570. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £300 with residence. Patron, Lord Egerton of Tatton. The old church, built in 1720 and partly restored in 1862, was replaced in 1895 at the cost of the patron by a new and handsome structure.

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 
Civil parishBowdon 
Poor Law unionAltrincham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ringway from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.