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Millington

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"MILLINGTON, a township in that part of the parish of ROSTHERN which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (N. N. w.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 334 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Millington was a township in Rostherne ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7284), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Arthill, Boothbank and Bucklow Hill (part).
  • The population was 196 in 1801, 370 in 1851, 225 in 1901, 324 in 1951, and 244 in 2001.
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Churches

  • Rostherne: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Millington.
  • Bollington: Holy Trinity (Church of England). The district church for part of Millington from 1869.
  • Millington, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1854.
  • Bucklow Hill, Baptist Church. Built in 1750.
  • Bucklow Hill, United Reform Church (Independent/Congregational). Built in 1828.
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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-74)
  • Altrincham (1874-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)
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Politics & Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1945)
  • Bucklow (1945-48)
  • Knutsford (1949-74)