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Wimbolds Trafford

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"TRAFFORD (WIMBOLDS), a township in the parish of THORNTON, second division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (N.E.by N.) from Chester, containing 117 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Wimbolds Trafford was a township in Thornton ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 4472), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 111 in 1801, 106 in 1851, 90 in 1901, 122 in 1951, and 97 in 2001.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 2015 and incorporated into Mickle Trafford & District and Dunham-on-the-Hill & Hapsford..
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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1888 March 24 — Gained a detached part of Bridge Trafford (133 acres, pop. 0 in 1891).
  • 1963 April 1 — Gained parts of Picton (2 acres, pop. 0 in 1961) and Wervin (under 1 hectare, pop. 0 in 1961), and lost parts to Picton (under 1 hectare, pop. 0 in 1961) and Wervin (under 1 hectare, pop. 0 in 1961).
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Mickle Trafford & District and Dunham on the Hill & Hapsford.

You can see the administrative areas in which Wimbolds Trafford 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 SJ447724 (Lat/Lon: 53.245724, -2.830171), Wimbolds Trafford which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

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

  • Great Boughton (1837-1871)
  • Chester (1871-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1915)
  • Chester (1918-74)