"OCCLESTONE, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (S. S. W.) from Middlewich, containing 94 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Occlestone was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6962), , which became a civil parish in 1866.
- In 1892 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Wimboldsley.
- It included the hamlets of Lea Head and Occlestone Green
- The population was 85 in 1801 and 117 in 1851.
For the period after 1892, see Wimboldsley.
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- 1892 March 25 — Abolished and incorporated into Wimboldsley (pop. 68 in 1901)
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