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LEA (near Crewe)

"LEA, a township in the parish of WYBUNBURY, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 71 inhabitants. The Ellesmere, or Wyrral, canal passes through this parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Lea was a township in Wybunbury ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 7148), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Lea Forge.
  • The population was 73 in 1801, 58 in 1851, 70 in 1901, 47 in 1951, and 25 in 2001.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wybunbury area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ699498 (Lat/Lon: 53.044596, -2.450434), Wybunbury which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-74)
  • 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)