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DODCOTT CUM WILKESLEY

  • Dodcott cum Wilkesley was a township in the ancient parishes of Audlem and Wrenbury Parishes, Nantwich hundred (SJ 5454), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Burleydam (part), Butterley Heyes, Cheshire Fields, Combermere, Lightwood Green, Pinsley Green, Royal's Green, Smeaton Wood and Wilkesley.
  • The population was 755 in 1801, 631 in 1851, 626 in 1901, 451 in 1951, and 380 in 2001.

Churches

  • Audlem: St. James the Great (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the greater part (3937 acres, pop. 244 in 1871) of the township of Dodcott cum Wilkesley.
  • Wrenbury: St. Margaret (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the smaller part (1866 acres) of the township of Dodcott cum Wilkesley.
  • Burleydam: St. Mary the Virgin & St. Michael (Church of England). Founded in 1735 as a chapel to Wrenbury: St. Margaret. A district church for part of Dodcott cum Wilkesley from 1869.

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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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Maps

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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)