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EATON (near Tarporley)

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"EATON, a township in the parish of TARPORLEY, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 1½ mile (E. N. E.) from Tarporley, containing 477 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Eaton was a township in Tarporley ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5763), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become parts of Rushton, Utkinton and Tarporley.
  • It included part of the hamlet of Cotebrook.
  • The population was 460 in 1801, 522 in 1851, and 394 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see  Rushton, Utkinton and Tarporley..


  • Tarporley: St. Helen (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Eaton.
  • Eaton: St. Thomas (Church of England). Built in 1896 as a chapel to Tarporley: St. Helen.
  • Eaton, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1840.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Chester (1892-1936)

Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1936)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Rushton (1202 acres, pop. 277 in 1931), Tarporley (36 acres, pop. 18 in 1931) and Utkinton (106 acres, pop. 58 in 1931)

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Politics and Government

  • Tarporley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarporley Urban District (1894-1936)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Tarvin (1892-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1936)