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Walton Superior

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"WALTON (SUPERIOR), a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¾ miles (S.S.W.) from Warrington, containing 219 inhabitants. The Duke of Bridgewater's canal passes in the vicinity." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Walton Superior (or Higher Walton) was a township in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5985), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become part of Walton.
  • The population was 193 in 1801, 220 in 1851, and 215 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Walton.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Walton (437 acres, pop. 175 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Walton Superior 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 SJ596851 (Lat/Lon: 53.36122, -2.608521), Walton Superior which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)