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"RUSHTON, a township in the parish of TARPORLEY, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (E. N. E.) from Tarporley, containing 315 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Rushton was a township in Tarporley ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5763), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Arderne, Brown Hills, Cotebrook (part), Ox Heys and Towns Green.
  • The population was 274 in 1801, 349 in 1851, 333 in 1901, 415 in 1951, and 419 in 2001.


For churches and chapels in the area added in 1936, see also Eaton (near Tarporley).


Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Chester (1892-1937)
  • Northwich (1937-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

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Politics and Government

  • Tarporley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarporley Urban District (1894-1936)
  • Northwich Rural District (1936-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Tarvin (1892-1930)

Voting Registers

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