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"BARTHERTON, a township in the parish of WYBUNBURY, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Nantwich, containing 29 inhabitants. The Grand Trunk canal passes in the vicinity." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Batherton was a township in Wybunbury ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6649), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 25 in 1801, 28 in 1851, 29 in 1901, 58 in 1951, and 36 in 2001.


  • Wybunbury: St. Chad (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Batherton.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

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