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Newton (near Middlewich)

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"NEWTON, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, ¼ mile (W.) from Middlewich, containing 1520 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Newton was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6966), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1894 to become parts of Middlewich and Kinderton.
  • It included the hamlets of Newton Bank and Newton Heath, and most of the town of Middlewich.
  • The population was 943 in 1801 and 1500 in 1851.

For the period after 1894, see Middlewich and Kinderton.

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-94)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-94)
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Historical Geography

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Politics & Government

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

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

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-94)