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Goostrey, Cheshire East

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Goostrey, Cheshire East

Goostrey is an old farming village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is located off Junction 18 of the M6 motorway, near Jodrell Bank Observatory. According to the 2001 Census, the civil parish had a total population of 2,201. The Parish of Goostrey was the fourth largest in the former Borough of Congleton, excluding the four towns, with a population of 2,180 at mid-1997.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ7770
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01477
Population2,201 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Goostrey, Cheshire East has been known in the past

Goostrey Cum Barnshaw ~ Gostrel

Goostrey, Cheshire East in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Goostrey cum Barnshaw, township, Sandbach par., mid. Cheshire, 6 miles S. of Knutsford, 1795 ac., pop. 365; P.O., called Goostrey.

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