St. Oswald’s | St. Gregory’s | Methodist | Catholic | United Reformed | Christian Life | Hymns & Gospel songs | St. Christopher’s

This page contains details of all Churches and church related organisations that I know of in Bollington and Pott Shrigley. If yours is not listed please send details to the webmaster.

Combined Anglican (CofE) Churches

Since Michaelmas 2009 what was three Anglican congregations have been merged into one, based at the Parish Church of St Oswald (below). The Vicar is the Revd. Canon Veronica Hydon.

Parish Church of St. Oswald

Bollington Road, Bollington Cross, Macclesfield SK10 5EG


Vicar: Revd. Canon Veronica Hydon
Tel: 01625−573162
Web site

Did you know that a Waterloo veteran is buried at Bollington?
His name can be found in our website News Archive.

Although some of these records can be found on other websites, nowhere else is such extensive coverage available. And it’s free to use, although we would be grateful for donations from those who find the search facilities useful.

The web site includes searchable burial registers 1835-2004 and memorial inscriptions (gravestones 1835-2012 and columbarium 1953-2012).

The research page describes what is in the database and the search options are found at the bottom of this page. Visitors should read through the introduction the first time they visit to get a clear idea of what is and is not available.

The Anglican Church in Bollington is very much alive, writes Revd. Veronica Hydon, and especially looks forward to welcoming newcomers of all ages at our main Sunday Service at 10.30am at St Oswald’s Church. We have a small play area set aside in church for the use of young children and their parents/carers during all our services. The main Sunday Service remains a Parish Communion at 10.30am, followed by coffee/tea/juice/sherry and occasionally cake! On the first Sunday of the month, there is now a relaxed 10.30am Family Service (which normally doesn’t include Holy Communion) at which children and adults of all ages are welcome! There is also a short said service of Holy Communion on those first Sundays at 9am.

We also now hold a weekday service of Holy Communion on Thursdays at 9.30am, after which the church remains open for refreshments, chat, visiting or private prayer from 10am till 11.30am. Everyone welcome!

The history of the Anglican Church in Bollington is covered in the book by the Revd. R Norton Betts, Bollington Through the Centuries, available from the  Discovery Centre .

A modern history of St Oswald’s Church, St Oswald’s Church, Bollington – the First 100 Years, has been written by Chris Ward and is available from the church and the  Discovery Centre .

Bollington Parish Mothers’ Union

Branch leader: Mrs Joan Kendrick
Tel: 01625−575428

Meetings 1st Monday each month at 8.00pm at members homes.

The Methodist Church

Wellington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JR

Services are no longer held here. The congregation has transferred to Macclesfield. The ground floor is now occupied by Daisybank Day Nursery. The Church Hall remains available for hire on a casual basis. For further details please call 01625−875322.

The Methodist church in Bollington celebrated its 200 year anniversary in May 2008. Details are available on the Methodist history page.

Bollington United Reformed Church

Minister: Rev. A J Wilkinson
Tel: 01625−422659
Web page

Worship at Shrigley Court, Church Street, Bollington, Sundays at 6.00pm
Women’s Guild, 1st Wednesday in the month from Easter to October at 2.00pm

Secretary: Mr. N Lovatt
Tel: 01625−572817
Treasurer: Mrs. S R Lovatt
Tel: 01625−572817

St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic Church

st gregorysWellington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JR

Father Francis Mageean
Tel: 01625−572108
Web page


St. Gregory’s Social Club

Hon. Sec.: Ms. Elizabeth Murphy
Tel: 01625−572588

Social meetings are held on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays at 8.00pm at St. Gregory’s Church Hall, Wellington Road, Bollington.

Bollington Christian Life Church

Bollington Christian Life Church, Hawthorn Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JN

Senior Pastor: Revd. Steve Thomas
Tel: 01625−575296
Office: 01625−578100
Web page

Services are held each Sunday at 11.00am.

Savio House Retreat Centre

Ingersley Hall, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5RW
Tel: 01625−573256
Visitors tel: 01625−573816
Web page

Site manager: Paddy Garrigan

Christian hymns & Gospel songs

The Cyber Hymnal. Thousands of Christian hymns and Gospel songs from many denominations — lyrics, MIDI files, scores, pictures, history and more. Searchable, advanced Autoplay feature, free downloads. New entries every week. User friendly. Claims to be the biggest site of its kind on the internet.

St. Christopher’s Anglican church

Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield
Vicar: Revd. David Swales
Web site

This delightful church is located in the centre of Pott Shrigley, and has 13th century origins. Many Bollington families worship here and many more are buried in the churchyard.