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"RADNOR, a township in that part of the parish of ASTBURY which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¾ mile (N. W.) from Congleton, containing 14 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Radnor was a township in Astbury ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 8364), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1895 to become part of Somerford.
  • The population was 14 in 1801 and 24 in 1851.

For the period after 1895, see Somerford.

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Civil Registration

  • Congleton (1837-95)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-95)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1895 October 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Somerford (pop. 26 in 1901)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Congleton Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Congleton Rural District (1894-95)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Congleton (1837-95)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Macclesfield (1885-1915)
  • Knutsford (1918-1974)