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"CLIVE, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (W. by S.) from Middlewich, containing 29 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Clive was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6766), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become parts of Winsford and  Stanthorne
  • It included parts of Clive and Clive Green (the remaining parts being in Stanthorne civil parish).
  • The population was 102 in 1801, 155 in 1851, and 147 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Winsford.


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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1936)

Court Records

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

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Stanthorne (less than 1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931) and Winsford (482 acres, pop. 178 in 1931)

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Politics and Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1936)

Voting Registers

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