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BLACKDEN

"BLACKDEN, a township in that part of the parish of SANDBACH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 ½ miles (S.S. E.) from Knutsford, containing 191 inhabitants. " [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Blackden was a township in Goostrey chapelry of Sandbach ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7870), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Goostrey.
  • The population was 136 in 1801, 164 in 1851, and 110 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Goostrey.

Churches

  • Sandbach: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Blackden.
  • Goostrey: St. Luke (Church of England). An ancient chapel to Sandbach: St. Mary, and the district church for the township of Blackden from 1724.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Allostock area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

  • Congleton (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-99)
  • Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
  • Middlewich (1907-36)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Goostrey (749 acres, pop. 121 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which BLACKDEN has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Politics and Government

  • Congleton Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Congleton Rural District (1894-1936)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)