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"SEVEN-OAKS, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (N. W. by N.) from Northwich, containing 141 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Seven Oaks was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6478), which became a civil parish in 1866.

  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Antrobus.

  • It includes the hamlets of Fandley, Gibb Hill and Senna Green
  • The population was 103 in 1801, 148 in 1851, and 162 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Antrobus.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1882 March 25 — Gained a detached part of Antrobus (3 acres, pop. 6 in 1881), and lost a detached part to Antrobus (3 acres, pop. 0 in 1881)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Antrobus (631 acres, pop. 163 in 1931)

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ633789 (Lat/Lon: 53.305852, -2.552476), Seven Oaks which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)