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Comberbach

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"COMBERBACH, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Northwich, containing 226 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Comberbach was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6377), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 it was extended to include the whole of Cogshall.
  • The population of Comberbach was 142 in 1801, 295 in 1851, 411 in 1901, 624 in 1951, and 1002 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained the whole of Cogshall (520 acres, pop. 93 in 1931)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)