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"CASTLE-NORTHWICH, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the second division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 575 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Castle Northwich was a township in Witton chapelry of Great Budworth ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 6573), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1894 to become part of Northwich.
  • The population was 385 in 1801, 1135 in 1851, and 2345 in 1901.

For the period after 1894, see Northwich.


  • Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Castle Northwich.
  • Witton: St. Helen (Church of England). An ancient chapel to Great Budworth: St. Mary & All Saints, and the district church for Castle Northwich from 1900.
  • Northwich: Holy Trinity (Church of England), Founded in 1842 as a chapel to Witton: St. Helen, becoming a district church in 1929.

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


Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-94)

Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-94)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1894 September 29 — Abolished and incorporated into Northwich (pop. 2345 in 1901)

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


Politics and Government

  • Northwich Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Northwich (1837-94)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-94)