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BUERTON (near Audlem)

"BUERTON, a township in the parish of AUDLEM, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (E.) from Audlem, containing 524 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Buerton was a township in Audlem ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6842), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Chapel End (part), College Fields (part in Shropshire), Hankins Heys, Kinsey Heath (part), Longhill (part), Moblake, Pinder's End, Raven's Bank (part), Three Wells, Sandyford (part), Woolfall (part).
  • The population was 405 in 1801, 444 in 1851, 408 in 1901, 405 in 1951, and 492 in 2001.


  • Audlem: St. James the Great (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Buerton.
  • Buerton, United Free Gospel Chapel. Built in 1885.
  • Buerton, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1891, closed in 1975.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-1988)
  • 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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Historical Geography

  • 1990 April 1 — Gained part of Audlem

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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)