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Crowley

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"CROWLEY, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 6¾ miles (N.) from Northwich, containing 149 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Crowley was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6580), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Antrobus.
  • It included the hamlet of Reedgate.
  • The population was 147 in 1801, 169 in 1851, and 182 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Antrobus.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1906)
  • Northwich (1906-36)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Antrobus (1400 acres, pop. 139 in 1931)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)