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  • Shocklach Oviatt was a township in Shocklach ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4348), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Lane End (part), Little Green and Shocklach Green.
  • The population was 145 in 1801, 168 in 1851, 167 in 1901, 125 in 1951, and 78 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Shocklach & District.


  • Shocklach: St. Edith (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Shocklach Oviatt.
  • Shocklach Oviatt, Methodist Chapel (New Connexion). Built in 1890.

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Civil Registration

  • Wrexham (1837-96)
  • Chester (1897-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Wrexham Rural Sanitary District (1837-94)
  • Wrexham Rural District (1894-95)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wrexham (1837-94)
  • Tarvin (1894-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)