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Weston (near Crewe)

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"WESTON, a township in the parish of WYBUNBURY, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (E.) from Nantwich, containing 463 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Weston was a township in Wybunbury ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 7352), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Carters Green, Englesea Brook (part), Gorsthill, Rose Hill, Snape and Stowford.
  • The population was 348 in 1801, 514 in 1851, 474 in 1901, 544 in 1951, and 969 in 2001.
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Cemeteries

  • Weston Cemetery, Cemetery Road. Built in 1902.
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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1965 April 1 — Gained part of Balterley, Staffordshire (58 hectares, pop. 3 in 1961), and lost part to Balterley, Staffordshire (7 hectares, pop. 44 in 1961)

You can see the administrative areas in which Weston (near Crewe) 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 SJ731531 (Lat/Lon: 53.074447, -2.402964), Weston (near Crewe) which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-74)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Nantwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1915)
  • Crewe (1918-74)