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LEFTWICH

"LEFTWICH, a township in the parish of DAVENHAM, hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 1 mile (S.) from Northwich, containing 1192 inhabitants. A charity school here is supported by annual donations, averaging about £13." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Leftwich was a township in Davenham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6672), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Davenham, Hartford and Northwich.
  • The population was 899 in 1801, 2528 in 1851, and 3448 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Davenham, Hartford and Northwich.

Churches

See also Northwich.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Leftwich area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1936)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1883 March 25 — Lost a detached part to Witton cum Twambrooks (pop. 419 in 1891, including the York Buildings)
  • 1894 September 29 — Lost the part in Northwich Urban Sanitary District to Northwich (pop. 2699 in 1901)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Davenham (712 acres, pop. 1021 in 1931), Hartford (8 acres, pop. 0 in 1931) and Northwich (1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931)

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Politics and Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94)
  • Northwich Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94) *
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1936)

* The part in Northwich Urban Sanitary District (1875-94) was added to the civil parish of Northwich in 1894.

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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1936)