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"NORTHWICH, a market-town in the parochial chapelry of WITTON, which is included in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 17½ miles (E.N.E.) from Chester, and 173 (N.W.) from London, containing 1490 inhabitants. ... More" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Northwich was a township in Witton chapelry of Great Budworth ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6573), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 1338 in 1801, 1377 in 1851, 17611 in 1901, 17489 in 1951, and 19259 in 2001.
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Cemeteries

  • Northwich Cemetery, Church Road. Opened 1890.
  • Dane Valley Cemetery, Shipbrook Road. Opened 1990s.
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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 and Travel

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Directories

Transcription for Northwich from Samuel Lewis - A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831)

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ655737 (Lat/Lon: 53.259173, -2.518627), Northwich which are provided by:

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Politics and Government

  • Northwich Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Urban District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)