"WINNINGTON, a township in that part of the parish of GREAT-BUDWORTH which is in the second division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 1 mile (N. W.) from Northwich, containing 230 inhabitants. It is situated on the banks of the Weever, over which there is a stone bridge." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Winnington was a township in Witton chapelry of Great Budworth ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 6474), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Northwich, Hartford and Weaverham.
- The population was 196 in 1801, 405 in 1851, and 2994 in 1901.
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- Northwich Rural Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94)
- Northwich Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94) *
- Northwich Rural District (1894-1936)
* The part in Northwich Urban Sanitary District (1875-94) was added to the civil parish of Northwich in 1894.