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Eddisbury

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"EDDISBURY, a township in the parish of DELAMERE, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 72 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Eddisbury was a township in Delamere ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5470), created in 1812 out of the previously extra-parochial area of Delamere Forest—which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Delamere.
  • It included the hamlets of Eddisbury Hill, Linmere, Old Pale, Sandy Brow (part) and The Yeld.
  • The population was 191 in 1851, and 234 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Delamere.

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1936)
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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) — Lost the whole to Delamere (2085 acres, pop. 402 in 1931)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

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

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

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