"APPLETON, a township, joint with Hull, in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (S. S. E.) from Warrington. The population is returned with Hull." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
"HULL, a joint township with Appleton, in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER; containing 1435 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Appleton was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6284), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- It includes the hamlets of Appleton Cross, Appleton Thorn, Broomfield, The Cobbs, Dudlows Green, Hillcliffe, Lumb Brook (part), and Wrights Green.
- The population was 1206 in 1801, 1828 in 1851, 744 in 1901, 4636 in 1951, and 10477 in 2001.
|St Monica, Appleton, Roman Catholic|
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- 1896 November 9 — Lost part to Latchford (pop. 467 in 1901)
- 1897 October 1 — Lost part to Stockton Heath (pop. 2543 in 1901)
You can see the administrative areas in which Appleton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ632841 (Lat/Lon: 53.352344, -2.554235), Appleton which are provided by:
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- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
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- Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
- Warrington (1974+)