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Lach Dennis

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"LACK-DENNIS, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¾ miles (E. S. E.) from Northwich, containing 44 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Lach Dennis was a township in Witton Chapelry of Great Budworth ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7171), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Birches (from 1892), Hulse (from 1892), Lostock Green (from 2015), Newhall (from 1892), and Stublach (from 1892).
  • The population was 43 in 1801, 28 in 1851, 184 in 1901, 68 in 1951, and 233 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974) *
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

* The area of the former civil parish of Leese, which was added to Lach Dennis in 1936, remained in Congleton registration district until 1937.

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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ705720 (Lat/Lon: 53.244195, -2.443519), Lach Dennis which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-74)