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BARTON

"BARTON, a township in the parish of FARNDON, higher division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 9½ miles (S. S. E.) from Chester, containing 168 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Barton was a township in Farndon ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4454), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Barton Wells.
  • The population was 143 in 1801, 146 in 1851, 126 in 1901, and 109 in 1951.

Churches

  • Farndon: St. Chad (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Barton.
  • Barton, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational). Founded in 1877.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Barton 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

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1871-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Tarvin (1871-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)