Weston (near Runcorn)
"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]
- 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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- 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Runcorn (1023 acres, pop. 3783 in 1931)
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