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Weston (near Runcorn)

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"WESTON, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¼ miles (N.N.W.) from Frodsham, containing 294 inhabitants. The Weston canal passes in the vicinity, parallel with the river Mersey." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Weston was a township in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5180), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Runcorn.
  • It included the hamlet of Weston Point.
  • The population was 162 in 1801, 933 in 1851, and 2115 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Runcorn.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-67)
  • Runcorn (1867-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Runcorn (1023 acres, pop. 3783 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Weston (near Runcorn) 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 SJ505810 (Lat/Lon: 53.323594, -2.744605), Weston (near Runcorn) 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)
  • Northwich (1885-1936)