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"WOODCOT, a township in the parish of WRENBURY, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 3¾ miles (S. W. by W.) from Nantwich, containing 29 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Woodcott was a township in Wrenbury ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 6048), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1990 to become part of Wrenbury cum Frith.
  • It includes the hamlet of Marshfield Bank.
  • The population was 29 in 1801, 32 in 1851, 23 in 1901, and 18 in 1951.

For the period after 1990, see Wrenbury cum Frith.


Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-90)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-90)

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-74)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-90)

Voting Registers

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