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Somerford Booths, Cheshire

Historical Description

Somerford Booths, a township in Astbury parish, Cheshire, 3 miles NNW of Congleton. Acreage, 1306; population, 201. Somerford Booths Hall, the seat of the Sweltenham family, was built in 1612. 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 
Civil parishAstbury 
Poor Law unionCongleton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Somerford Booths 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.

CountyCheshire East
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCW12
Post TownCongleton