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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.


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)


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)