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SUTTON (near Runcorn)

"SUTTON, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (N. E. by E.) from Frodsham, containing 266 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Sutton was a township in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5479), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It included the hamlet of Sutton Weaver.
  • The population was 223 in 1801, 362 in 1851, 405 in 1901, 244 in 1951, and 457 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Sutton Weaver and Frodsham.


  • Runcorn: All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Sutton.
  • Aston by Sutton: St. Peter.(Church of England). An ancient chapel in Runcorn parish, and the district church for the township of Sutton from 1861.
  • Sutton Weaver, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1893, closed in 1965.

For churches and chapels in the area added in 1936, see also Clifton.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sutton Weaver area or see them printed on a map.


Civil Registration

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

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-67)
  • Runcorn (1867-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Clifton (643 acres, pop. 178 in 1931).
  • 1955 April 1 — Lost part to Runcorn (82 acres, pop. 0 in 1951).
  • 1967 April 1 — Lost part to Runcorn (390 hectares, pop. 292 in 1961).
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Sutton Weaver and Frodsham.

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


Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1948-74)