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APPLETON

"APPLETON, a township, joint with Hull, in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (S. S. E.) from Warrington. The population is returned with Hull." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

"HULL, a joint township with Appleton, in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER; containing 1435 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Appleton was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6284), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Appleton Cross, Appleton Thorn, Broomfield, The Cobbs, Dudlows Green, Hillcliffe, Lumb Brook (part), and Wrights Green.
  • The population was 1206 in 1801, 1828 in 1851, 744 in 1901, 4636 in 1951, and 10477 in 2001.

Cemeteries

  • Fox Covert Lawn Burial Ground, Firs Lane. Opened 1961.

Churches

  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Appleton.
  • Stretton: St. Matthew (Church of England). The district church for Appleton from 1834.
  • Stockton Heath: St. Thomas (Church of England). The district church for part of Appleton from 1838 to 1897.
  • Appleton Thorn: St. Cross (Church of England). The district church for part of the township of Appleton from 1887.
  • Appleton: St. Monica (Roman Catholic). Opened around 1960.
  • Appleton, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan).
  • Hill Cliffe, Baptist Chapel. Founded in 1633. Registers of births 1783-1837 and burials 1802-1839 have been published by Liverpool and SW Lancashire FHS.

See also Stockton Heath.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Appleton Park area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1974)
  • Warrington (1974+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1974)
  • Warrington (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1896 November 9 — Lost part to Latchford (pop. 467 in 1901)
  • 1897 October 1 — Lost part to Stockton Heath (pop. 2543 in 1901)
You can see the administrative areas in which Appleton Park has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ616840 (Lat/Lon: 53.351473, -2.578355), Appleton Park which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Warrington (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)