Faithful Meaykin, Rector at Mobberley was reported in the Quarter Session Records as "another suspect clergyman who apparently cried 'Down with ye Rump' and referred to Whigs as 'Oliver's whelps, king killers and sequestraring rascals"
There are few indications of any impact of the Jacobites and Bonnie Prince Charlie as they progressed south via Manchester and Warrington towards Derby before running out of steam and being pursued back to Culloden. The Reverend Francis Stewart Banner, Rector of Swettenham quotes in 1905 from the diary of Mrs Mary Holland of Dam House, Mobberley:
"Nov 24 1745. The week past has attended with a great deal of bad tidings from our armies, many in great alarm and consternation.
"Nov 27 : ye last day. Every day brings fresh alarms, our Rebel enemies drawing nearer and nearer, and besides our own family come for shelter."
Alan Dale of Sandlebridge, Great Warford remembers as a boy in the early 1900s being told that in 1745, some of Prince Charles' Scotch Soldiers lodged at a derelict farm house on the boundary of Mobberley and Great Warford, between Dam Head Farm and Bostock Barns Farm, formerly the home of the Cherry Family of Mobberley.
Well during the night they played the Bagpipes, and I was told it scared the local people, they called them the 'Box of Whistles'.
Very close to the above in a little land from Noahs Ark Farm to the Windmill at the top of Pownall Brow, near the Golf Links, there was an old cottage, and it is reported that a Scotch Soldier called and asked for food and refreshments, and later when the Soldier was asleep, he was killed.
We often went along this lane when we went to my Uncle Bradbury's and we were told if anyone with a dog walked past that place, the dog growled and backed away, and did not want to go past.