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Aston by Sutton

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"ASTON-by-SUTTON, a chapelry in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3 miles (E. by N.) from Frodsham, containing 197 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £200 royal bounty, and £600 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of H. Aston, Esq. The chapel was rebuilt on an enlarged scale in 1737." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Aston by Sutton was a township and chapelry in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5778), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Aston.
  • The population was 186 in 1801, 218 in 1851, and 249 in 1901.
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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-67)
  • Runcorn (1867-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1858 April 5 — Gained the whole of Middleton Grange (pop. 23 in 1851)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Aston (1408 acres, pop. 220 in 1931)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1936)