Gawsworth, Cheshire [p070123]

Ancient parish in Chester archdeaconry of the diocese of Coventry & Lichfield to 1541: then in the diocese of Chester

Gawsworth [‘Gosworth’], Cheshire, 1612

Gawsworth, Cheshire, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Gawsworth, Cheshire, 1870

27 July 1787: Bond by Thomas Henshaw [signs] of Gawsworth, county Chester, yeoman, Thomas Salt of Macclesfield, county Chester, twister and Edward Bennett [signs: Bennet] of Macclesfield hatband maker, to Samuel Boyer gentleman clerk of His Majesty’s court of record for the manor and forest of Macclesfield, in £18: for Henshaw to appear at the next court to prosecute Thomas Hammond of Macclesfield yeoman, for wrongfully taking and unjustly detaining one eight days clock, two horses, one cart and one chest of drawers. Witness: Edward Sumner [signs]