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Moston (near Sandbach)

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"MOSTON, a township in the parish of WARMINGHAM, hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (W. by N.) from Sandbach, containing 143 inhabitants. The Grand Trunk canal passes through the township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Moston was a township in Warmingham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7261), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Tetton.
  • In 1970 it was re-created by uniting Elton (near Sandbach) with Tetton
  • It includes the hamlets of Needham's Bank and Stud Green.
  • The population was 120 in 1801, 207 in 1851, 173 in 1901, and 375 in 2001.

For the period after 1936, see Tetton.
For the period before 1970, see Tetton and Elton (near Sandbach).

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Civil Registration

  • Congleton (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1970-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-1907)
  • Sandbach (1907-36)
  • Sandbach (1970-74)
  • Congleton (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)
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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Tetton (714 acres, pop. 134 in 1931)
  • 1970 April 1 — Re-created from the whole of Elton (near Sandbach) (342 hectares, pop. 174 in 1961) and Tetton (710 hectares, pop. 309 in 1961)
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Politics & Government

  • Congleton Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Congleton Rural District (1894-1936)
  • Congleton Rural District (1970-74)
  • Congleton (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+).
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Congleton
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  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
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