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"UTKINTON, a township in the parish of TARPORLEY, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 1½ mile ( W.) from Tarporley, containing 531 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Utkinton was a township in Tarporley ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5565), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Cotebrook (partly in Rushton until 1936), Fishers Green, High Billinge, Hollins Hill, Heath Green, Quarrybank and Rowley Bank.
  • The population was 458 in 1801, 500 in 1851, 463 in 1901, 507 in 1951, and 651 in 2001.


  • Tarporley: St. Helen (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Utkinton.
  • Cotebrook: St. John & Holy Cross (Church of England). Built in 1875 as a chapel to Tarporley: St. Helen.
  • Utkinton: St. Paul (Church of England). A chapel to Tarporley: St. Helen, founded by 1954.
  • Cotebrook, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1843.
  • Utkinton, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1863.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Utkinton 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 (1837-92)
  • 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+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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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)