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Pickmere

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"PICKMERE, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (N.E.) from Northwich, containing 217 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Pickmere was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6977), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 148 in 1801, 242 in 1851, 203 in 1901, 411 in 1951, and 541 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1906)
  • Northwich (1906-74)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Lost part to Wincham (18 acres, pop. 21 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Pickmere 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 SJ693771 (Lat/Lon: 53.289968, -2.461995), Pickmere which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)