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"HANKELOW, a township in the parish of AUDLEM, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 1½ mile (N. N. E.) from Audlem, containing 258 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Hankelow was a township in Audlem ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6645), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Corbrook (part) and The Dell.
  • The population was 207 in 1801, 253 in 1851, 210 in 1901, 193 in 1951, and 272 in 2001.


  • Audlem: St. James the Great (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Hankelow.
  • Hankelow, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1838, rebuilt in 1935.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1888 March 24 — Gained a detached part of Audlem (40 acres, pop. 14 in 1891, including Coole Hall Farm)
  • 1990 April 1 — Gained part of Audlem

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Crewe (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)