infobox UK place
country= England
official_name= Backford
map_type= Cheshire
latitude= 53.2419
longitude= -2.9031
population= 109 (2001 Census)citeweb|url=|title=2001 Census: Backford|work=Office for National Statistics|accessdate=18 November|accessyear=2007]
shire_district= Chester
shire_county= Cheshire
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= City of Chester
post_town= CHESTER
postcode_district= CH2
postcode_area= CH
dial_code= 01244
os_grid_reference= SJ398720

Backford is a village and civil parish in the Chester District of Cheshire, England. It is situated between Chester and Ellesmere Port on the A41 trunk road, to the north of the Shropshire Union Canal. [
] According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 109.

Formerly a township in the Wirral Hundred, it had a population of 138 in 1801, 155 in 1851, 141 in 1901 and 119 in 1951. [citeweb|url=|title=Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Backford|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy|accessdate=18 November|accessyear=2007]

ee also

* St Oswald's Church, Backford


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