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Wimboldsley

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"WIMBOLDSLEY, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (S. W.)from Middlewich, containing 121 inhabitants. Lea Hall, which is in this township, was for a considerable period the residence of the celebrated physician, Dr: Fothergill." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Wimboldsley was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6863), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 106 in 1801, 86 in 1851, 183 in 1901, 189 in 1951, and 135 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Stanthorne & Wimboldsley.
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Civil Registration

  • Northwich (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Court Records

  • Northwich (1828-99)
  • Middlewich & Sandbach (1899-1907)
  • Middlewich (1907-67)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1892 March 25 — Gained the whole of Occlestone (pop. 68 in 1901).
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Kinderton (1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931).
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Stanthorne & Wimboldsley.

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Northwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Northwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Crewe (1949-54)
  • Northwich (1955-74)