Northwich Poor Law Union, Cheshire Genealogy

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For more information see The Workhouse, Northwich, Cheshire

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Constituent Parishes

Barnton, Cheshire
Byley, Cheshire includes Byley-Cum-Yatehouse, St John Byley and Byley with Lees
Dane Bridge, Cheshire
Davenham, Cheshire includes Shipbrook, Stanthorne, Newhall, Moulton, Leftwich, Eaton near Northwich, Eaton, Shipbrooke, Bostock, Wharton Christ Church, Shurlach, Whatcroft, Winsford, Wharton, and Newhall near Northwich.
Delamere, Cheshire extra parochial place includes Eddisbury, Eddismere Oak Bury and Oakmere
Goostrey, Cheshireincludes Goostrey cum Barnshaw
Great Budworth, Cheshire includes Allostock, Anderton, Cogshall, Comberbach, Marston
Hartford, Cheshire includes Castle Northwich
Leighton with Minshull, Cheshireincludes Bradfield Green, Minshul Vernon, Minshull, and Minshull Vernon.
Lower Peover, Cheshire
Little Budworth, Cheshire
Little Leigh, Cheshire
Lostock Gralam, Cheshire includes Wincham, Rudheath, Hulse, Lach Dennis, and Lostock Green
Marbury, Cheshire
Middlewich, Cheshireincludes: Stublach, Stublach and Lees, Sutton, Sutton near Middlewich, Weaver, Weever, Wimboldsley, Cliff, Clive, Croxton, Kinderton cum Hulme, Kinderton with Hulme, Mooresbarrow cum Parme, Newton, Newton near Middlewich, Occlestone, Ravenscroft, and Sproston.
Over, Cheshire includes Low Oulton,( Oultonlowe), Swanlow, and Winsford.
Weaverham, Cheshire include: Milton, Onston, Sandiway, Wallerscoat, Gorstage, Weaverham Lordship, Acton, Crowton, Cuddington, and Wallerscote.
Whitegate, Cheshire includes Marton, Marton near Northwich, and Darnhall.
Witton, Cheshire include: Rudheath, Rudheath Lordship, Northwich Holy Trinity, Castle Northwich, Witton cum Twambrooks, Northwich, Birches, and Winnington.


Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service, Cheshire Record Office, Duke Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1RL. Holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1883-6, 1920-5); Register of inmates (1919-46); Creed register (1872-1942); Births (1849-1913); Deaths (1855-1914); Alphabetical list of persons aged 65 or over (1923-42)
D 3234/6 Item Plan of Northwich Union Workhouse Mar 1871

Registers of births, deaths and creeds at the Northwich Union workhouse at Leftwich, 1849-1949
Microfilm of original filmed at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England.
Cheshire Record Office call no.: LGO 11, LGO 12/1-2, LGO 17/1-4.
Births, 1849-1913. Deaths, 1855-1914, 1942-1949. Creed registers, 1872-1884, 1887-1911 (contains admission and discharge information). Vault BRITISH Film 2299209 Items 3 - 9


Peter Higginbotham's website has images and maps about the Union and historical accounts.