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GUILDEN SUTTON

"SUTTON (GUILDEN), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¼ miles (E.N.E.) from Chester, containing 131 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £600 royal bounty, and in the patronage of Sir J. T. Stanley, Bart." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Guilden Sutton,  a township and ancient parish in Broxton hundred (SJ 4467), became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1954 a large part of Hoole civil parish was added to Guilden Sutton.
  • It includes the hamlet of Heath Bank and Piper's Ash (part).
  • The population was 158 in 1801, 221 in 1851, 347 in 1901, 442 in 1951, and 1525 in 2001.

Churches

  • Guilden Sutton: St. John the Baptist (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Guilden Sutton.
  • Click for photo of churchGuilden Sutton, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1873.

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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

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

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-1936)
  • Chester Rural District (1936-74)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Tarvin (1871-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Chester (1949-74)