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"ASTON-by-BUDWORTH, a chapelry in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (N. N. E.) from Northwich, containing 380 inhabitants. The village is situated at the distance of about a mile from the main road between London and Liverpool, and the same distance from the Trent and Mersey canal. In the centre of the township are the remains of an ancient moated mansion, with an old bridge, and a petrifying spring rises at a place called Gore Farm. A court leet is held annually by the lord of the manor." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Aston by Budworth was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6879).
  • It became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Arley Green, arley Moss, Bate Heath, Feldy Green and Moss End.
  • The population was 396 in 1801, 430 in 1851, 423 in 1901, 300 in 1951, and 281 in 2001.


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Civil Registration

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  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
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  • Bucklow (1828-1906)
  • Northwich (1906-74)
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Historical Geography

  • 1983 April 1 — Gained part of Antrobus

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Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
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  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
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  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

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