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BICKERTON

"BICKERTON, a township in the parish of MALPAS, higher division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (N. N. E.) from Malpas, containing 370 inhabitants. On the summit of a hill, in this township, there is an intrenchment called Maiden Castle." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Bickerton was a township in Malpas ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 5153), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Gallantry Bank.
  • The population was 270 in 1801, 398 in 1851, 323 in 1901, 256 in 1951, and 234 in 2001.

Cemeteries

  • Bickerton Cemetery. Opened 1880.

Churches

  • Malpas: St. Oswald (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Bickerton.
  • Bickerton: Holy Trinity (Church of England). Built in 1840 as a chapel to Malpas: St Oswald, becoming the district church for Bickerton in 1843.

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Civil Registration

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

Court Records

  • Broxton (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)
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  • Crewe (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)