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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]

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  • 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..

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Civil Registration

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

  • Eddisbury (1828-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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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)

You can see the administrative areas in which Eaton (near Tarporley) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ573634 (Lat/Lon: 53.165995, -2.640158), Eaton (near Tarporley) which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Tarporley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarporley Urban District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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

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