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Wincham

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"WINCHAM, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (N. E. by E.) from Northwich, containing 491 inhabitants. The Grand Trunk canal passes through the parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Wincham was a township in Great Budworth ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6875), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of Shores Green.
  • The population was 367 in 1801, 684 in 1851, 1054 in 1901, 890 in 1951, and 2289 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

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

  • Bucklow (1828-71)
  • Leftwich (1871-99)
  • Northwich (1899-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1889 March 24 — Gained a detached part of Marston (272 acres, pop. 18 in 1891, including Jackson's Fam and Barber's Farm)
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Pickmere (18 acres, pop. 21 in 1931) and lost part to Tabley Inferior (220 acres, pop. 7 in 1931)

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ672751 (Lat/Lon: 53.271865, -2.493289), Wincham which are provided by:

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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+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Northwich
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1974)