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Spurstow

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"SPURSTOW, a township in that part of the parish of BUNBURY which is in the first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¼ miles (S.by E.) from Tarporley, containing 553 inhabitants. A mineral spring here, called Spurstow Spa, was formerly much frequented, and baths were erected by Sir Thomas Mostyn, for the accommodation of visitors but the waters are not at present in much repute." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Spurstow was a township in Bunbury ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5454), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Radmore Green (part) and Spurstow Sketh.
  • The population was 339 in 1801, 562 in 1851, 434 in 1901, 323 in 1951, and 394 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)
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Description & Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1888 March 24 — Gained a detached part of Haughton (12 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-74)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Nantwich
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Voting Registers

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