Eaton (near Congleton)
"EATON, a township in the parish of PRESTBURY [sic but should say ASTBURY], hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Congleton, containing 327 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Eaton was a township in Astbury ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 8665), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- In 1936 part of Eaton was added to Congleton in 1936, and the hamlet of Havannah was added to Eaton from Buglawton civil parish.
- The population was 184 in 1801, 584 in 1851, 346 in 1901, 242 in 1951, and 289 in 2001.
- Macclesfield (1837-1998)
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