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Oakmere

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"OAKMERE, a township in the parish of DELAMERE, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, containing 90 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Oakmere was a township in Delamere ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5769)—created in 1812 from the extra-parochial area of Delamere Forest— which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It included the hamlets of Blakemere, Crabtree Green, Gallowsclough, Hart Hill Bank, Plover's Moss and Sandy Brow (part).
  • The population was 252 in 1851, 370 in 1901, 467 in 1951, and 543 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Delamere & Oakmere, and Cuddington (near Weaverham).
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Churches

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Oakmere 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 SJ573693 (Lat/Lon: 53.219026, -2.640949), Oakmere 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 (2009-15)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1948-74)