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"BARNTON, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BU DWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¾ mile (N. W. by W.) from Northwich, containing 612 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Barnton was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6375), which became a civil parish in 1866.

  • It includes the hamlets of Gunners Clough (part), Rosebank and Saltersford.
  • The population was 402 in 1801, 1117 in 1851, 2792 in 1901, 3918 in 1951, and 5527 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Weaverham (11 acres, pop. 0 in 1931), and lost parts to Northwich (15 acres, pop. 0 in 1931) and to Weaverham (3 acres, pop. 0 in 1931).
  • 2015 April 1 — Exchanged parts with Anderton with Marbury, and lost part to Little Leigh.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ634750 (Lat/Lon: 53.270717, -2.550255), Barnton which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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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)