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CHORLTON (near Malpas)

"CHORLTON, a township in the parish of MALPAS, higher division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (W. by N.) from Malpas, containing 124 inhabitants. A quantity of Roman coins, of the reigns of the emperors Valerian and Posthumus, was dug up, in March 1818, by some workmen, in a field in this township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Chorlton was a township in Malpas ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4647), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 94 in 1801, 132 in 1851, 104 in 1901, 84 in 1951, and 68 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Wrexham (1837-53)
  • Whitchurch (1853-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Whitchurch Rural Sanitary DIstrict (1875-94)
  • Malpas Rural District (1894-1936)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1936-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wrexham (1837-53)
  • Whitchurch (1853-1930)
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Voting Registers

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