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  • Whitley was a civil parish (SJ 6179) created in 1936 by uniting Lower Whitley with Higher Whitley.
  • The population was 530 in 1951, and 508 in 2001.

For the period before 1936, see Higher Whitley and Lower Whitley.


See Lower Whitley and Higher Whitley.

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

  • Runcorn (1936-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Daresbury (1936-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Lower Whitley which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Lower Whitley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Lower Whitley to another place.

Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural District (1936-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1936-48)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)