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EATON (near Davenham)

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"EATON, a township in the parish of DAVENHAM, hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Northwich, containing 18 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Eaton was a township in Davenham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6570), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become parts of Davenham, Hartford and Winsford.
  • The population was 15 in 1801, 16 in 1851, and 26 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Davenham.


Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1936)

Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1936)

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Davenham (427 acres, pop. 75 in 1931), Hartford (5 acres, pop. 0 in 1931) and Winsford (24 acres, pop. 0 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)