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"UTKINTON, a township in the parish of TARPORLEY, first division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 1½ mile (N.by W.) from Tarporley, containing 531 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Utkinton was a township in Tarporley ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5565), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Cotebrook (partly in Rushton until 1936), Fishers Green, High Billinge, Hollins Hill, Heath Green, Quarrybank and Rowley Bank.
  • The population was 458 in 1801, 500 in 1851, 463 in 1901, 507 in 1951, and 651 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Chester (1892-1937)
  • Northwich (1937-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained parts of Delamere (13 acres, pop. 19 in 1931), Eaton (near Tarporley) (106 acres, pop. 58 in 1931), Rushton (54 acres, pop. 84 in 1931) and Tarporley (3 acres, pop. 0 in 1931), and lost parts to Delamere (32 acres, pop. 0 in 1931) and Tarporley (63 acres, pop. 9 in 1931).
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Utkinton & Cotebrook and Tarporley.

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Tarporley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarporley Urban District (1894-1936)
  • Northwich Rural District (1936-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Nantwich (1837-92)
  • Tarvin (1892-1930)
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Voting Registers

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