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MARSTON

"MARSTON, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (N. N. E.) from Northwich, containing 404 inhabitants. The Grand Trunk canal passes through the township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Marston was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6776), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 284 in 1801, 559 in 1851, 878 in 1901, 729 in 1951, and 525 in 2001.

Churches

  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Marston.
  • Marston: St. Paul (Church of England). Built in 1874 as a chapel to Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints, becoming the district church for most of Marston in 1875. Closed in 1965.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Marston 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

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1889 March 24 — Lost a detached part to Wincham (272 acres, pop. 18 in 1891), including Jackson's Fam and Barber's Farm)
You can see the administrative areas in which Marston has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ669754 (Lat/Lon: 53.274531, -2.497836), Marston which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)