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"ANDERTON, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¾ mile (N. W. by N.) from Northwich, containing 210 inhabitants. On the northern bank of the Weaver, in its course through this township, is an almost uninterrupted line of salt-works: the Grand Trunk canal passes through it." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Anderton was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6475), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1988 to become part of Anderton with Marbury
  • It included the hamlets of Daisy Bank, Gunners Clough (part), and Soot Hill.
  • The population was 191 in 1801, 251 in 1851, 360 in 1901, and 424 in 1951.

For the period after 1988, see Anderton with Marbury.


  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Anderton.
  • Barnton: Christ Church (Church of England). The district church for the township of Anderton from 1843.
  • Anderton, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Opened 1914, closed in 1969. Registers of marriages 1916-1955 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-88)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1871)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-1988)

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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 (1974-88)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)