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"HUXLEY, a township in the parish of WAVERTON, lower division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¾ miles (W. by S.) from Tarporley, containing 247 inhabitants. The Chester canal passes on the south side of this parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Huxley was a township in Waverton ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 5061), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 196 in 1801, 267 in 1851, 259 in 1901, 255 in 1951, and 220 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Hargrave & Huxley and Tattenhall & District.


  • Waverton: St. Peter (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Huxley.
  • Hargrave: St. Peter (Church of England). The district church for Foulk Stapleford from 1878.
  • Huxley, Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1842.

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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Tarvin (1871-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-74)