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Great Budworth

Parish in the County of Cheshire


The ancient parish of Great Budworth extended into Northwich and Eddisbury Hundreds. In Bucklow Hundred it comprised 1. Anderton, 2. Appleton (including Hull), 3. Aston by Budworth, 4. Barnton, 5. Bartington (v. Dutton infra ), 6. Great Budworth, 7. Cogshall (v. Comberbach infra ), 8. Comberbach (now a c.p. including Cogshall), 9. Dutton (which included Poosey, a detached part of Runcorn parish, and is now a c.p. including Bartington), 10. Little Leigh, 11. Marbury, 12, 12a. Marston (in two parts, one of them now included in Wincham c.p.), 13. Pickmere, 14. Stretton, 15. Tabley Inferior, 16. Higher Whitley Lordship (which included 17. Antrobus, 18. Crowley and 19. Seven Oaks, the first of which is now a c.p. including the other two, Higher Whitley being joined with Lower Whitley in Whitley c.p.), 20. Lower Whitley, 21. Wincham (now a c.p. including the detached part of Marston). To Great Budworth parish belonged the parochial chapelry of Nether Peover 90supra , 216 infra , in Bucklow and Northwich Hundreds, and that of Witton 184, 327infra in Northwich and Eddisbury Hundreds.

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