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Moulton

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"MOULTON, a township in the parish of DAVENHAM hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 196 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Moulton was a township in Davenham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6569), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 103 in 1801, 328 in 1851, 1004 in 1901, 1218 in 1951, and 2442 in 2001.
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Cemeteries

Congregational / Independent
Chapel Lane, Moulton, Independent
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Civil Registration

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

  • 1883 March 25 — Lost a detached part to Bostock (9 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Bostock (10 acres, pop. 3 in 1931), and lost part to Winsford (9 acres, pop. 0 in 1931)
  • 1988 April 1 — Gained part of Davenham

You can see the administrative areas in which Moulton 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 SJ656696 (Lat/Lon: 53.222327, -2.516684), Moulton 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)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)