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Stanthorne

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"STANTHORNE, a township in the parish of DAVENHAM, hundred of NORTHWiCH, county palatine of CHESTER, l¼ mile (w. N. W.) from Middlewich, containing 148 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Stanthorne was a township in Davenham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6866), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It included the hamlet of The Wallange (part).
  • The population was 120 in 1801, 156 in 1851, 206 in 1901, 136 in 1951, and 136 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Stanthorne & Wimboldsley.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-99)
  • Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
  • Middlewich (1907-67)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained parts of Clive (less than 1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931) and Kinderton (2 acres, pop. 0 in 1931), and lost part to Winsford (358 acres, pop. 121 in 1931).7
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Stanthorne & Wimboldsley.

You can see the administrative areas in which Stanthorne has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ690663 (Lat/Lon: 53.192875, -2.46544), Stanthorne which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1954)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)