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WESTON (near Crewe)

"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]

  • 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.


  • Wybunbury: St. Chad (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Weston.
  • Weston by Crewe: All Saints (Church of England). The district church for Weston from 1840.
  • Englesea Brook, Methodist Chapel (Primitive Methodist). Registers 1842-1957 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Weston, Mount Pleasant Methodist Chapel (Primitive). Built in 1854, closed in 1959.

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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+)

Court Records

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

Description and Travel

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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.


Politics and Government

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

Voting Registers

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