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