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"WHARTON, a township in the parish of DAVENHAM, hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (W. N. W.) from Middlewich, containing 853 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Wharton was a township in Davenham ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6666), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Winsford and Bostock.

  • It includes the hamlets of Donefields, Gravel Hill, Rilshaw and Winsford.
  • The population was 753 in 1801, 1775 in 1851, and 3319 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Winsford and Bostock.

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Cemeteries

  • Wharton Cemetery, Crook Lane. Opened 1900.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-1902)
  • Eddisbury (1902-06)
  • Winsford (1906-36)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Bostock (16 acres, pop. 20 in 1931) and Winsford (1236 acres, pop. 3672 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Wharton 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 SJ662667 (Lat/Lon: 53.196299, -2.507389), Wharton which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Winsford Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Winsford Urban District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1936)