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LEIGHTON (near Nantwich)

"LEIGHTON, a township in the parish of NANTWICH, and hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¾ miles (N. E. by N.) from Nantwich, containing 270 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Leighton (pronounced Lay-tun) was a township in Nantwich ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6657), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Barrows Green.
  • The population was 200 in 1801, 190 in 1851, 126 in 1901, 138 in 1951, and 4863 in 2001.

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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+)
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Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-74)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Voting Registers

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