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Chorlton (near Crewe)

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"CHORLTON, a township in the parish of WYBUNBURY, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 5¾ miles (E. by S.) from Nantwich, containing 91 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Chorlton was a township in Wybunbury ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 7250), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 106 in 1801, 114 in 1851, 79 in 1901, 78 in 1951, and 113 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1965 April 1 — Gained part of Balterley, Staffordshire (38 acres, pop. 2 in 1961)

You can see the administrative areas in which Chorlton (near Crewe) 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ729503 (Lat/Lon: 53.049268, -2.405713), Chorlton (near Crewe) which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Nantwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1954)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)