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CREWE (near Wybunbury)

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"CREWE, a township in that part of the parish of BARTHOMLEY which is in the hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 4½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Sandbach, containing 297 inhabitants. A charity school was founded in 1729, pursuant to the will of Thomas Leadbeater, Esq., who bequeathed £30 for the erection of a school-house, and £120 for the maintenance of a master." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Crewe was a township in Barthomley ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 7354), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civill parish was renamed Crewe Green in 1984, in order to avoid confusion with the neighbouring town of Crewe (formerly known as Monks Coppenhall).

  • The population was 289 in 1801, 365 in 1851, 406 in 1901, and 182 in 1951.

For the period after 1984, see Crewe Green.

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Churches

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-84)
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Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-84)
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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ762549 (Lat/Lon: 53.090969, -2.356654), CREWE (near Wybunbury) which are provided by:

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-84)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Nantwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Crewe (1885-1974)