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Keckwick

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"KECKWICK, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 56 inhabitants. The Duke of Bridgewater's canal passes through this township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Keckwick was a township in Daresbury chapelry of Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5783), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Daresbury.
  • The populationwas 69 in 1801, 89 in 1851, and 65 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Daresbury.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Daresbury (528 acres, pop. 54 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Keckwick 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 SJ567836 (Lat/Lon: 53.347508, -2.651888), Keckwick which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

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

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)