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Parish in the County of Cheshire


The ancient parish of Runcorn comprised the detached chapelry of Poolsey, in Dutton township 113supra , the parochial chapelry of Daresbury 146supra , and the following townships, 1. Stockton Heath 145supra , 2. Aston Grange (v. foll.), 3. Aston iuxta Sutton, including Middleton Grange (now a c.p. including Aston Grange), 4. Clifton (v. Sutton infra ), 5. Halton (part now included in Runcorn c.p.), 6. Norton (now a c.p. including Stockham), 7. Runcorn (now a c.p. including Weston and part of Halton), 8. Stockham (v. Norton supra ), 9. Sutton (now a c.p. including Clifton), 10. Weston (v. Runcorn supra ). The part of Norton between the Manchester Ship Canal and R. Mersey is now included in La. Aston iuxta Sutton, Aston Grange, Middleton Grange and Sutton were formed into the parochial chapelry of Aston in 1635 (Orm2 i721).

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