Wildboarclough St Saviour, Cheshire Genealogy
Wildboarclough (pronounced Will'berclough) was a township and chapelry in Prestbury, Cheshire Parish, Macclesfield Hundred and Wildboarclough St Saviour was founded as a parish in 1873 from within Macclesfield Forest St Stephen,Cheshire parish. Wildboarclough, St. Saviour. Founded 1873 as a chapel to Macclesfield Forest, becoming a parish church in 1906.
- Macclesfield (1837–98)
- Cheshire East (post 1998)
"Methodists held a Sunday service at Gradbach monthly in 1798 and fortnightly in 1802. A Wesleyan Methodist chapel was built on the Cheshire side of the boundary beyond Manor Farm in 1848 but was apparently used only from 1849. It was known as Gradbach Wesleyan chapel in 1994."
From: 'Alstonefield: Quarnford', A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 7: Leek and the Moorlands (1996), pp. 49-56. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22907 Date accessed: 04 December 2010.
Records of the Chapel may be located at Staffordshire and Stoke and Trent Archive Service Staffordshire Record Office within the Leek Circuit Staffordshire.
Poor Law Unions
- Bilsborough, Norman (1983). The Treasures of Cheshire. Manchester: The North West Civic Trust. ISBN 0-901347-35-3.
- Mills, A D (1997). Dictionary of English Place-Names (2nd ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-280074-4.
http://www.wishful-thinking.org.uk/genuki/STS/Quarnford/MethodistChapel.html Image of the Quarnford or Gradbach Methodist chapel.