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SPROSTON

"SPROSTON, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHwren, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (E.) from Middlewich, containing 148 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Sproston was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7366), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Walker's Green.
  • The population was 150 in 1801, 67 in 1851, 167 in 1901, 216 in 1951, and 197 in 2001.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sproston Green area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

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

  • Northwich (1828-99)
  • Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
  • Middlewich (1907-67)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

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

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948) *
  • Northwich (1949-74)

* The part of the former civil parish of Kinderton, which was added to Sproston in 1936, remained in the Northwich division until 1948.