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Anderton

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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]

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  • 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.
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Civil Registration

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

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

  • 1988 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Anderton with Marbury.

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-88)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

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