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"ALVASTON, a township in the parish of NANTWICH, and hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (N.E.) from Nantwich, containing 37 inhabitants. Races are held annually in this township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Alvaston was a township in Nantwich ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6654), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1899 to become part of Worleston.
  • The population was 11 in 1801, and 37 in 1851.

For the period after 1899, see Worleston.


  • Nantwich: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Alvaston.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-99)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-99)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1899 September 29 — Abolished and incorporated into Worleston (pop. 61 in 1901)

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-99)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Nantwich (1837-99)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-99)