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"RAVENSCROFT, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¼ mile (N. by W.) from Middlewich, containing 26 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Ravenscroft was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7067), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1892 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Byley.
  • The population was 13 in 1801 and 10 in 1851.

For the period after 1892, see Byley.

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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-92)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-92)
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Historical Geography

  • 1892 March 25 — Abolished and incorporated into Byley (pop. 19 in 1901)
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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-92)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich (1837-92)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-92)